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1779-03-31, Proclamation of day of fasting (MS)
March 31, 1779 Proclamation, in manuscript, of Governor Jonathan Trumbull setting the first Thursday in Mary as a day of fasting humiliation and
prayer. Of note, this was the notice of LLMC #39276 and a draft of #20320. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the
Massachusetts Historical Society Library).
Title:   By his excellency Jonathan Trumbull, Esquire governor, captain general, and commander in chief in and over the state of Connecticut ... A proclamation : Agreeable to the foregoing recommendation of Congress, I have thought fit ... to appoint, and do hereby appoint the first Thursday of May next, to be observed as a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer ... Given under my hand, in the Council chamber at Hartford ... one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine ...
OCLC Number:   1155044178
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