1795.005: The Duty of Giving Thanks for National Blessings.

Published: 1795

Full Title: The duty of giving thanks for national blessings. A sermon, preached in the parish church of Bruton, Williamsburg; on Thursday February 19th, 1795. Being the day appointed to be kept as a general thanksgiving to Almighty God throughout the United States of America. By John Bracken, D.D., Rector of Bruton parish.

Author: Bracken, John (d. 1818).

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Thomas Nicolson

Description: 26 pgs.; 19 cm. (8vo).


This day of thanksgiving was proclaimed by President Washington in an attempt to quell the growing political divisions in the country.

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