In Congress, March 7, 1778. Whereas Almighty God ... hath permitted the continuation of a cruel and desolating war in our land ... Resolved, that it be recommended to the United States of America, to set apart Wednesday the twenty-second day of April next ... as a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer ..

Resolves. 1778-03-07
United States. Continental Congress

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  • Followed by: State of Massachusetts-Bay. Council-chamber, in Boston, March 21, 1778. In pursuance of the foregoing recommendation of the honorable Congress .. Signed: Jeremiah Powell [and fourteen others] By order of the major part of the Council, Samuel Adams, sec'ry.
  • Evans supplies imprint without brackets.
  • Printed area measures 37.2 x 20.9 cm.
  • Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library.
  • Evans, 15897
  • Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 2143
  • English Short Title Catalog, W10537.