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In Congress, Saturday, March 16, 1776. : In times of impending calamity and distress ... The Congress therefore ... do earnestly recommend, that Friday, the seventeenth day of May next, be observed by the said colonies as a day of humiliation, fasting and prayer ...

Author: United States. Continental Congress.; Massachusetts. General Court.
Publisher: [Watertown, Mass.] : [Printed by Benjamin Edes], [1776]
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Broadsides
Fast day proclamations
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: United States. Continental Congress.; Massachusetts. General Court.
OCLC Number: 62821897
Notes: Resolution of the Continental Congress passed Mar. 16, 1776.
Signed: By order of Congress, John Hancock, president. Attest. Charles Thompson [i.e. Thomson], secretary.
Followed by: Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay. In Council, April 3, 1776. Read and accepted, and ordered that a suitable number be printed ... In the House of Representatives, April 4, 1776. Read and concurr'd. ...
Imprint supplied by Evans.
Printed area measures 36.7 x 22.9 cm.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages)).
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.

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