"Tomorrow, God willing, is the most gracious feast of the birth of our Lord and Saviour,
and therefore a general Christmas peace is hereby declared,
and all persons are directed to observe this holiday with due reverence
and otherwise quietly and peacefully to conduct themselves,
for whosoever breaks this peace and disturbs the Christmas holiday by any unlawful or improper conduct shall be liable, under aggravating circumstances, to whatever penalty is prescribed by law and decree for each particular offence or misdemeanour.
Finally, all citizens are wished a joyous Christmas holiday."