In Congress, Monday, June 12, 1775. : ... This Congress ... recommend, that Thursday, the twentieth day of July next, be observed by the inhabitants of all the English colonies on this continent, as a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer …, recto
Signed: By order of the Congress, John Hancock, president. (A true copy,) Charles Thompson [i.e., Thomson], secretary. Printed area measures 31.9 x 19.7 cm. New-York Historical copy inscribed on verso: fast, 1775, 20 July, Congress, John Hancock. In another hand: Revd. Mr. Rogen, Littleton. References: Evans 14565; Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1806.