A proclamation for a continental fast. In Congress, Saturday, March 16, 1776 : ... The Congress ... do earnestly recommend that Friday the seventeenth day of May next be observed by the said colonies as a day of humiliation, fasting, and prayer .

March 16, 1776 Proclamation by Congress setting a day of prayer and fasting in the colonies on May 17th to have God's blessings and against the British invasion.

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Corporate Author: United States. Continental Congress
Language:English
Published: [Philadelphia?] : [publisher not identified], [1776]
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