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Declaration of Independence, Dutch. The following is the text of the declaration of the States General of the United Provinces, setting
spoused the liberty of their country.
Soon after the provinces of Holland and Zealand for the most part revolted, putting themselves under t e aforesaid Prince of Orange, in conjunction with the provinces of Holland and Zealand, which agreement was approved by the said council of s aining them over to his party, he might by their assistance reduce Holland and Zealand, after which the other provinces would be easily subdu m in making war against the Prince of Orange, and the provinces of Holland and Zealand, more cruel and bloody than any war before.
But, as n d act in that capacity, they shall act in our name, except that in Holland and Zealand where they shall use the name of the Prince of Orange, county of Zutphen, to the president and members of the council of Holland, to the receivers of great officers of Beoosterscheldt and Beweste
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Declaration of Independence, Dutch. The following is the text of the declaration of the States General of the United Provinces, setting forth that Philip II. had forfeited his right of sovereignty over the said provinces, promulgated at The Hague, July 26, 1581: The States General of the United Provinces of the Low Countries, to all whom it may concern, do by these Presents send greeting: As 'tis apparent to all that a prince is constituted by God to be ruler of a people, to defend th
our said ordinance to be observed inviolably, punishing the offenders impartially and without delay; for so 'tis found expedient for the public good.
And, for better maintaining all and every article hereof, we give to all and every of you, by express command, full power and authority.
In witness wherof we have hereunto set our hands and seals, dated in our assembly at the Hague, the six and twentieth day of July, 1581, indorsed by the orders of the States General, and signed J. De Asseliers.