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17??-03-09, Day of fasting and penance, Mar. 30th
March 9th Broadside from the 1700s(??) [but probably around 1758, given the reference to the 32nd year of the King's reign]. This proclamation by
Gov. Francis Bernard of New Jersey, established that March 30th would be a year of fasting and penance in support of military campaigns. (Digitized
from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   By His Excellency Francis Bernard, Esq; captain general and governor in chief of the province of Nova-Caesarea, or New-Jersey ... A proclamation : ... I do ... appoint Friday the thirteenth day of this instant March, to be a day of fasting and humiliation ... Given under my hand and seal at arms, at the city of Perth-Amboy, the ninth of March ...
OCLC Number:   62816332
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