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1763-08-08, Proclamation of thanksgiving for peace
August 8, 1763 Proclamation by Governor Stephen Hopkins establishing August 25th as a day of public thanksgiving for the end of the war and a just
and glorious peace. (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 British colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence Plantations ... A proclamation : the burthens and calamities of a cruel and expensive war, having been happily terminated by a just and glorious peace, the King hath judged it proper, that a public thanksgiving to Almighty God, should be observed throughout all his colonies in America ... Thursday the twenty-fifth day of the present month ... Given under my hand and seal at arms, at Providence, the eighth day of August ... 1763.
OCLC Number:   62819599
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