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Lord Dunmore attempted to aid the British war effort by giving the Dunmore Proclamation, which promised
military aid to any colonial militia willing to switch sides and join the British.
aid and passage out of New England for any Tories left behind after the British troops left.
freedom for any African-Americans in Virginia who were willing to run away and join the British Army.
swift execution of any colonist caught spying for the Patriots.
the destruction of any property owned by someone who signed the Declaration of Independence.