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Thanksgiving proclamation!

Texas. Governor (1861 : Clark)

Thanksgiving proclamation!

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Published by s.n. in [Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fasts and feasts -- Texas,
  • Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Governor of the state of Texas
    SeriesConfederate imprints, 1861-1865 -- reel 61, no. 2212
    ContributionsClark, Edward, 1815-1880
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 broadside
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15178549M

      A Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to george washington, Thanksgiving proclaimation Pilgrim's Rock Exalting God's Excellence - Strengthening God's People through books, seminars, courses, articles, free webinars and online Christian resources Craig Biehl. Proclamation of Thanksgiving. Massachusetts: [n.p.], Broadside. 28 x 20 inches. FIRST EDITION. Mounted on cloth, folded in quarters, minor splitting a center fold; light soiling and edgewear with minor chips (without loss of text), very light annotations in ink on verso (visible to recto right margin).


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