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WHEREAS: The City of Stamford is proud to recognize Dr. Estelle Feinstein who is being awarded the 1999 Babbidge Award by the Association for the Study of Connecticut History; and
WHEREAS: Dr. Feinstein is currently the consulting historian for the Stamford Historical Society, and is the author of three books about Stamford's history; and
WHEREAS: Dr. Feinstein has served on the Board of the Connecticut Historical Commission, American Revolutionary Bicentennial Committee of Connecticut and was a member of the Charter Revision Commission of the City of Stamford; and
WHEREAS: Dr. Feinstein has also been an active participant-scholar with the Connecticut Humanities Council and her contributions to the State of Connecticut, as well as to the Stamford community, have left an indelible mark and her extraordinary accomplishments regarding Connecticut's past will be preserved for Connecticut's future.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Dannel P. Malloy, Mayor of the City of Stamford, hereby proclaim Saturday, November 13, 1999, to be


and, on behalf of the citizens of this community, extend our congratulations to Dr. Feinstein for her outstanding achievements, and extend our best wishes for her continued success in all her future endeavors.

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