george washington's death The Maryland Gazette 19 Dec, 1799

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The Maryland Gazette
19 Dec, 1799 - " ism. I By the General Assembly of Maryland,...
" ism. I By the General Assembly of Maryland, December 17, 1799. To give the people a public opportunity of regretting the irreparable lofs which their country hath fufkined by the DEATH of GE NERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON, . ' Refolvtd Knrimoufli, That a mefljge from the legiflature be communicated to the governor, requeuing him to appoinr, by proclamation, a day of mouminf , humiliation and prayer, throughout this flate, and to recommend it to the citizens thereof to affemble in their re - fpective places of worfhip, to teftify, in the molt public manner, their veneration for his memory, and to derive, from the juft eulogiums of his meritorious fervices, the bift motives for the imitation of his virtues. The, General Aflem bly of Maryland feeling the rnpft undifTembled forrow for the irreparable lofjof the ilfuftrious Wa fhington, and anxious to pay every tribute of refpect to the memory of tbe departed friend to his country, do refnlve una - nimoufly, That there be immediately furnifhed a fcarf and hatband for the governor, the pre. fident of the fenate, and each of the attending members of the fenate, the fpeaker, and each of the attending members of the houfe of dele gates, the members of the council,1 each of tbe officers end clerks attached, to the fenate and houfe of delegates, the chancellor, and fuch of the judges of the general court, and all other officers of the Bate and general governments as are now in the city of Annapolis, to be worn during the feffion af the external mark of their unfeigned grief. A. VAN - HORN, CI. Sen. W. HARWOOD, O. Ho. Del. tr , . . :

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