Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) Proclamation for a Public Thanksgiving.
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Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) Proclamation for a Public Thanksgiving. New Haven: by James Parker & Co., 21 February 1760. Broadside issued by Fitch as Governor of Connecticut to commemorate the defeat of the French army in Canada and the taking of Quebec, in line with a royal proclamation from the British King; rare, ESTC locates two copies only worldwide, at the American Antiquarian Society and Connecticut Historical Society; toned, some light losses along the folds, split horizontally into two pieces, chipping with loss, discoloration, 14 x 11 3/4 in.
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