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1-114 (Text)

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Speaker:
author,male,Johnston, G.,un addressee,male
ns1:discourse_type
Letter
Word Count :
117
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Government English
ns1:texttype
Imperial Correspondence
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_South_Wales
Created:
1808
Identifier
1-114
Source
Ward, 1969
pages
71
Document metadata
Extent:
653
Identifier
1-114-plain.txt
Title
1-114#Text
Type
Text

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Sir,
I am called upon to execute a most painful duty. You are charged by the respectable inhabitants of crimes that render you unfit to exercise the supreme authority another moment in this colony; and in that charge all the officers under my command have joined.
I therefore require you, in His Majesty's sacred name, to resign your authority, and to submit to the arrest which I hereby place you under, by the advice of all my officers, and by the advice of every respectable inhabitant in the town of Sydney.
I am, etc.
GEO. JOHNSTON,
Acting Lieu't-Gov. and Major commanding N.S.W. Corps.
To William Bligh, Esq., F.R.S., etc., etc., etc.

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