Proclamation of rebellion

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PROCLAMATION OF REBELLION, Eng. law. When a party neglects to appear upon a subpoena, or an attachment in the chancery, a writ bearing this name issues, and if he does not surrender himself by the day assigned, he is reputed, and declared a rebel.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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One notable example, which is reproduced in Table 3, is when George III issued a Proclamation of Rebellion in August 1773.
Deng Xiaoping said no for reasons King George--he issued the 1776 Proclamation of Rebellion requiring action against "traitors"--would have recognized.