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1759-11-02, Proclamation of day of thanksgiving
November 2, 1759 Proclamation by Governor Stephen Hopkins establishing November 22nd (?) as a day of public thanksgiving for all the divine goodness
to Great Britain. Of note, this broadside is somewhat faded throughout the text, although generally legible. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of a
title originally held by the Massachusetts Historical Society Library)
Title:   By the Honorable Stephen Hopkins, Esq ; governor, captain general, and commander in chief, in and over the English colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence-Plantations ... A proclamation : ... I issue this proclamation, hereby ordering that Thursday, the twenty-second day of November current, be observed and kept by all the inhabitants of this colony, as a day of public thanksgiving ... Given under my hand, at the Council chamber, at South-Kingstown, the second day of November ... Annoq ; dom. 1759.
OCLC Number:   62819596
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