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Early from the War of 1812... A Proclamation for fasting, humiliation, and prayer...



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July 09, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 9, 1812  The front page has a proclamation by the governor of Massachusetts: "PROCLAMATION, For A Day Of Public Fasting, Humiliation And Prayer, signed in block type: CALEB STRONG. Additional reports from the early weeks of the War of 1812 include: "War Or No War" "Commodore Rogers" "Privateers Look Out!!!" "General Orders" from the governor of Mass. beginning: "War having been declared by the government of the U.S. against G. Britain..." with more. 
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: War of 1812