Proclamation for a Fast

Proclamation for a Fast


W Livingston calls for a day of fasting, prayer, and repentance to ask for the Lord's help against the British.

Transcription of the 3rd Page of the Proclamation

and stability to their counsels; and direct them to their most efficacious measures for establishing the rights of America on the most honourable and permanent basis _ That he would be graciously please to bless all his people in these colonies with health and plenty and grant that a spirit of incorruptible patriotism and of pure undefiled religion may universally prevail; and this continent be speedily restored to the blessings of peace & liberty and enabled to transmit their inviolate to the latest posterity.  And it is recommended to Christians of all denominations to assemble for public worship and abstain from survile labour on the said day.

Resolve that the forgoing resolve be published.

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