\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
November 7, 1775
Lord Dunmore's Proclamation
John Murray was the Fourth Earl of Dunmore and Virginia's British British Royal Governor during the American Revolution. On November 7, 1775, Lord Dunmore offered freedom to slaves and indentured servants who joined the British army and fought against the colonists.