In Congress. December 11, 1776 : Whereas, the just war into which the United States of America have been forced by Great-Britain, is likely to be still continued by the same violence and injustice which have hitherto animated the enemies of American freedom ... the Congress hereby resolve, that it be recommended to all the states, as soon as possible to appoint a day of solemn fasting and humiliation ...
United States. Continental Congress.
Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
West Hartford, 41.76204, -72.74204
Library of Congress