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1762-11-05, Day of Thanksgiving for England's recent victories
November 5, 1762 Broadside issued by Gov. Samuel Ward of Rhode Island, proclaiming that November 18 be declared a day of prayer and thanksgiving over
various military successes. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of titles originally held by the New York Historical Society Library (c.1) and the
Massachusetts Historical Society Library (c.2)).
Title:   By the Honorable Samuel Ward, Esquire ... A proclamation : ... the General Assembly passed an act, appointing Thursday the eighteenth instant ... a day of public thanksgiving ... and therein requested me to issue a proclamation to make the same known, and to forbid all sports and pastimes, as well as servile labor on that day ... Given under my hand at Newport, this fifth day of November ... one thousand seven hundred and sixty two ...
OCLC Number:   62819598
Available Volumes
NameFiche CountOnlinePaper Backup
Vol. 1, c.2YesNo