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AN ORDER OF PARLIAMENT For setting apart Tuesday the Twelfth of April next, to be a Day of Publique THANKS-GIVING.

THat Tuesday the Twelfth of April, One thousand six hundred fifty three, be set apart for a day of Publique Thanksgiving to the Lord throughout the whole Commonwealth, for the great and season­able Victory vouchsafed to the Navy of this Commonwealth, up­on the late Engagement with the Dutch Fleet, on the Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth days of February last.

ORdered by the Parliament, That the Order appointing the Twelfth of April, One thousand six hundred fifty three, a Day of Publique Thanksgiving, be forth­with Printed and Published; And that it be referred to the Councel of State to cause the same to be forthwith sent into the respective counties within this Commonwealth, to be observed accordingly.

Hen: Scobell, Cleric. Parliamenti.

London, Printed by John Field, Printer to the Parliament of England. 1653.

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