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1721-10-14, Proclamation for a pubic Thanksgiving
October 16, 1721 Broadside issued by Gov Gurdon Saltonftall, governor of Connecticut. The document proclaimed November 8th as a public day of
thanksgiving and encouraged prayers by all, and prohibited any servile labor. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York
Historical Society Library (c.1) and the Massachusetts Historical Society Library (c.2)).
Title:   By the Honourable, Gurdon Saltonstall, Esq ; governour of His Majesty's colony of Connecticut in New-England. A proclamation for a publick thanksgiving : Although, considering the judgments of God ... it is nevertheless our duty to acknowledge the many influences of divine goodness ... I have therefore thought fit ... to appoint ... Wednesday, the eighth day of November next, to be observed as a day of publick thanksgiving througout the colony ... Given in New-Haven, the fourteenth day of October, Anno Domini 1721 ...
OCLC Number:   62808319
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