By the Honorable Stephen Hopkins, Esq; governor … of Rhode-Island … A proclamation. : The burthens and calamities of a cruel and expensive war, having been happily terminated by a just and glorious peace, the King hath judged it proper, that a public thanksgiving to Almighty God, should be observed throughout all his colonies in America … Thursday the twenty-fifth day of the present month … Given under my hand and seal at arms, at Providence, the eighth day of August … 1763. …

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G1157 Broadsides 1763 No.7



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