Proclamation – Fasting Humiliation and Prayer – 1789, Connecticut

This is the text of a Proclamation for a Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer issued by Samuel Huntington, Esquire (signer of the Declaration of Independence), while he was serving as Governor of Connecticut. The proclamation was issued on March 28, 1789, declaring April 22, 1789 as a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer.   [...]

By |2018-06-01T14:26:13+00:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: Fasting Proclamations, Library|0 Comments

Proclamation – Fasting – 1870

William Claflin (1818-1905) was governor of Massachusetts from 1869-1872. Here is his proclamation for a statewide day of fasting and prayer for April 7, 1870. Notice the mention he makes of "The request of a few that this custom [of issuing proclamations] be discontinued..." Commonwealth of Massachusetts By His Excellency William Claflin, Governor: A Proclamation [...]

By |2018-04-20T08:03:07+00:00April 20th, 2018|Categories: Fasting Proclamations, Library|0 Comments

Women Heroes

Courageous Women During the American Revolution March is Women's History Month, but the contributions of women to the Revolution are often neglected today. Many women demonstrated exemplary courage during this time. Here are a few examples. In April, 1777, a large British force arrived in Fairfield, Connecticut. Marching through nearby Danbury, they searched for American [...]

By |2018-06-01T14:26:34+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Library, Updates|0 Comments

Abigail Adams’ Letter

Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818) was the second of three daughters born to a well-respected family, her father being a Congregationalist minister in Massachusetts. [1] Due to her poor health in her early life Abigail had no formal education. [2] In fact, at a time when female education was “neglected” and it had become “fashionable…to ridicule [...]

By |2018-06-01T14:27:31+00:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Historical Document, Library|0 Comments

Abraham Lincoln Portrait & Emancipation Proclamation

The following print of the Emancipation Proclamation is done as a calligraphic portrait of Abraham Lincoln. The words of the Emancipation Proclamation are done in such a way that they form the face of Lincoln. The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863. * Originally published: December 19, 2016.

By |2018-03-12T07:35:51+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Historical Document, Library|0 Comments

Wentworth Cheswell Documents

Wentworth Cheswell (sometimes Chiswell or Cheswill), from New Hampshire, held some position in local government for half a century, holding a position every year from 1768 until 1817. Below are documents from the WallBuilders library signed by Cheswell during the twelve years he served as Justice of the Peace. Wentworth Cheswell Document from 1812 Wentworth [...]

By |2018-04-24T13:44:11+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Historical Document, Library|0 Comments

Presidents’ Resources

Many heroes and topics were discussed on the February 19, 2018 TBN show "America's Hidden History" with David and Tim Barton. (The complete episode can be viewed here.) Below are some helpful resources to find out more! (Right click on the images for larger versions to download.) George Washington Isaac Potts Witnesses the Prayer at [...]

By |2018-03-15T14:24:08+00:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Library, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black History Resources

Many heroes and topics were discussed on the February 2, 2018 TBN show "America's Hidden History" with David Barton, Tim Barton, and Bishop Jim Lowe. (You can watch the entire episode on TBN here.) Below are some helpful resources to find out more! (Right click on the images for larger versions to download.) Misc. People [...]

By |2018-06-01T14:26:52+00:00February 12th, 2018|Categories: Library, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sermon – Fire – 1840

This sermon was preached by Rev. William M. Rogers in 1840 after the loss of the ships Harold and Lexington. A SERMON OCCASIONED BY THE LOSS OF THE HAROLD AND THE LEXINGTON, DELIVERED AT THE ODEON, January 26, 1840. By WILLIAM M. ROGERS, PASTOR OF THE FRANKLIN STREET CHURCH. Rev. William M. Rogers, Dear Sir, [...]

By |2018-02-20T11:19:17+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Historical Sermons, Library|0 Comments