Massachusetts-Bay. By the governor. A proclamation for a publick thanksgiving.
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Massachusetts-Bay. By the governor. A proclamation for a publick thanksgiving. ... Thursday the twenty-fifth day of November next ... Given at the Council-chamber in Boston, the twenty-eighth day of October ... 1773. .. by Massachusetts. Governor (1771-1774 : Hutchinson)

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Published by Printed by Richard Draper, printer to his excellency the governor, and the honorable his majesty"s Council. in Boston .
Written in English


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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 12853
ContributionsHutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15540002M

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