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By the Honorable Stephen Hopkins, Esq; governor ... of Rhode-Island ... A proclamation. : The burthens and calamities of a cruel and expensive war, having been happily terminated by a just and glorious peace, the King hath judged it proper, that a public thanksgiving to Almighty God, should be observed throughout all his colonies in America ... Thursday the twenty-fifth day of the present month ... Given under my hand and seal at arms, at Providence, the eighth day of August ... 1763. ...
Rhode Island. Governor (1763-1765 : Hopkins)
Goddard, William, 1740-1817, printer.
Hopkins, Stephen, 1707-1785.
Call number:
G1157 Broadsides 1763 No.7
Imprint date:
Printed by William Goddard.,
Imprint place:
Providence: :
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : coat of arms; 23 x 36.5 cm.
Bibliographic References:
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 285; Bristol B2437; Shipton & Mooney 41410; Reilly, E., Dict. of Col. Am. Printers' Ornaments 492,498,531,862
Signed: Step. Hopkins.
Relief cut of royal coat of arms at head: Reilly 862 with "G." ammended to "G.III".
Newsbank Readex Early American Imprints series uses RIHS copy.
RIHS copy inscribed on verso: A Proclamation for Thanks Giving.
Preservation and electronic cataloging for this broadside was made possible by a generous grant from the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the Revolution, the Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars, the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, and the General Society of Colonial Wars.
Treaty of Paris (1763)
Thanksgiving Day -- Rhode Island.
Relief prints--Seals--Great Britain--1763.
Thanksgiving day proclamations--1763 Aug. 25.
Digital Version Available: Evans Digital Edition
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