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1760-10-13, Proclamation of day of thanksgiving
October 13, 1760 broadside issued by Governor Thomas Fitch of Connecticut, proclaiming October 23 as a day of public thanksgiving in light of
military success in French Canada, particularly the taking of Montreal. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of titles originally held by the Connecticut
Historical Society Library (c.1) and Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut (c.2)).
Title:   By the Honourable Thomas Fitch Esq ; governor and commander in chief of His Majesty's English colony of Connecticut, in New-England ... A proclamation : Whereas it hath pleased the Lord our God, to continue his smiles on the British arms ... particularly by the taking of Montreal ... I ... hereby appoint, Thursday, the twenty-third day of this instant, October, to be kept ... as a day of publick thanksgiving ... Given under my hand in the Council chamber, in New-Haven, the thirteenth day of October ... 1760.
OCLC Number:   62808338
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