By His Excellency William Greene, Esquire, Governor ... of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. ... A proclamation. [electronic resource] : Whereas the most honorable the Continental Congress, did, on the twentieth day of March last pass the following resolve ... I have therefore thought fit ... to observe the said first Thursday in May, as a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer ... Given under my hand and the seal of the said state, this seventh day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine ...

Rhode Island. Governor (1778-1786 : Greene)
Providence: : Printed by Southwick and Wheeler., [1779]
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 19432.
1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages))
Fast day proclamations -- 1779 May 6.
Place of Publication:
United States Rhode Island Providence.
Signed: W. Greene. By His Excellency's command, Henry Ward, secretary.
Includes the resolve of Congress, recommending that the states appoint the first Thursday in May as a day of fasting and prayer.
Printed area measures 34.1 x 18.7 cm.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 19432).
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Evans 19432
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 778
Greene, William, 1731-1809.
United States. Continental Congress. Resolved, that it be recommended to the several states ... [Mar. 20, 1779].
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