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Adams, John (1735-1826) [Proclamation of a day of solemn fasting due to religious persecution]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01947 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Broadsides Date: 6 March 1799 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Includes the printed signatures of President John Adams and Secretary of State Timothy Pickering. Free frank signed by Pickering on the verso. Proclaims a fast day for 25 April 1799 due to religious persecution in Europe and the naval war with France. The addressee's name has been erased. Evans 36497.

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Pickering, Timothy

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Religion, President Presidential Speeches and Proclamations, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Quasi-war, Military History, France, Navy, Government and Civics, Catholicism, Christianity, French Revolution

Sub Era: The Early Republic