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Proclamation: Whereas it hath pleased Almighty God ... to assist and support the United States of America in their important struggle for liberty ... It is therefore recommended ... to set apart the thirteenth day of December next ... as a day of thanksgiving and prayer ... Done in Congress this twenty-sixth day of October ... one thousand seven hundred and eighty one
United StatesContinental Congress.ConnecticutGovernor (1769-1784 : Trumbull).Green, Timothy1737-1796McKean, Thomas1734-1817
Johnson, H.A. New London,
Thanksgiving day proclamations-1781 Dec. 13.
Printed by Timothy Green, printer to the governor and company.
1 sheet ( p.) ; 43 x 34 cm.
Signed: Thomas M'Kean, president. Attest. Charles Thomson, secretary.
Followed by: By His Excellency Jonathan Trumbull ... A proclamation. I have thought fit ... and do hereby appoint, the thirteenth day of December next ... as a day of thanksgiving and prayer ... Given under my hand in Lebanon, this twenty-second day of November ... one thousand, seven hundred and eighty-one ...
Evans supplies title: By His Excellency Jonathan Trumbull ... A proclamation; and enters under the heading for Connecticut.
Printed area measures 37.6 x 21.8 cm.