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1776-09-06, Proclamation of day of fasting to defend the colonists against Gt. Brit.
September 6, 1776 broadside issued by Governor Jonathan Trumbull of Connecticut, proclaiming September 19th as a day of fasting and prayer to defend
the colonists against Great Britain. Of note, this is the first use of "the State of Connecticut" in the proclamation by the governor. (Digitized
from a microfilm copy of titles originally held by the Connecticut Historical Society Library (c.1), Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut
(c.2), and the Massachusetts Historical Society Library (c.3)).
Title:   By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esquire, governor, captain-general, and commander in chief in and over the state of Connecticut, in America; a proclamation, for a day of fasting and prayer : ... Thursday the nineteenth day of September instant ... Given under my hand in Lebanon, the sixth day of September ... one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six.
OCLC Number:   62808398
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