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Committee to Prepare a form of Proclamation


Charles Chauncy, Esq˙, brought down from the honourable Board an Order for the appointment of a day for a general Thanksgiving, passed in Council viz:

"In Council, October 30, 1775.

"Ordered, That James Otis and Eldad Taylor, Esqs˙, with such as the honourable House shall join, be a Committee to appoint some day for holding a general Thanksgiving


throughout this Colony, and to report the form of a Proclamation therefor, and the manner in which the same shall issue."

Read and concurred.