On Wednesday June 7. 1775. On motion resolved, that Thursday the 20th. of July next
be observed throughout the twelve united Colonies, as a Day of Humiliation, Fasting
and Prayer; and that Mr. Hooper, Mr. J. Adams and Mr. Paine, be a Committee to bring
in a resolve for that purpose.1
The Committee appointed to prepare Advice in Answer to the Letter from the Convention
of Massachusetts Bay, brought in their report, which was read and ordered to lie on
the Table for Consideration.