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1777-12-04, Proclamation of day of thanksgiving resolved by Congress
December 4, 1777 broadside resolved by the Congress of the United States, and issued by Governor Jonathan Trumbull of Connecticut, proclaiming
December 18th as a day of solemn thanksgiving and prayer because of the successes at the just and necessary war. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of titles
originally held by Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut).
Title:   In Congress, November 1, 1777 : forasmuch as it is the indispensible duty of all men ... it is ... recommended to the legislative or executive powers of these United States, to set apart Thursday, the eighteenth day of December next, for solemn thanksgiving and praise ... State of Connecticut. By the governor. Agreeable to the above recommendation ... Given under my hand in Lebanon, the 4th day of December ... 1777.
OCLC Number:   1135349794
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