Washington obliged by issuing a proclamation that Thursday, November 26, 1789, would be a day of public thanksgiving.
He was talking about Steve Jobs and Apple, of course, and his proclamation quickly went viral on YouTube.
Certainly the proclamation was variously appreciated and feared in its own day, by friends and foes alike.
What the proclamation did—and did not do—has been a matter of debate ever since.
Mayor Bill de Blasio sent a proclamation and two commissioners to read it.
Captain Fryatt had also been shot before the publication of the proclamation relative to him.
Next morning, April 15, came a proclamation from the President.
This proclamation is substantially the bill under discussion, except that it goes much further.
I received on Sunday a copy of President Lincoln's proclamation.
Trochu issued a proclamation, in which he said, "The Governor of Paris will never capitulate."
late 14c., "act of making public," also "that which is proclaimed;" from Old French proclamacion (14c., Modern French proclamation) and directly from Latin proclamationem (nominative proclamatio), noun of action from past participle stem of proclamare (see proclaim).