By the Honorable Thomas Hutchinson, Esq; ... A proclamation for a public thanksgiving. ... Thursday the sixth day of December next ... Given at the Council chamber in Cambridge, the thirtieth day of October, 1770 ..

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Published by Printed by Richard Draper, printer to His Honor the lieutenant-governor, and the Honorable His Majesty"s Council in Boston .

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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 11729.
ContributionsHutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780.
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A sermon preached at Cambridge, before His Excellency Thomas Hutchinson, Esq; governor: His Honor Andrew OliverAuthor: Moses Parsons. This is the text of a proclamation by Josiah Bartlett (Signer of the Declaration of Independence), governor of New Hampshire, given on October 5, It declares Novem to be a day of Public Thanksgiving.

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The transcription of this proclamation has been updated to include modern grammar and spelling. Meshech Weare (), graduated from Harvard in [ ]. President Washington issued this proclamation recognizing November 26 as “a day of public thanksgiving and prayer.” John Adams and James Madison also issued proclamations calling on Americans to observe certain days with fasting, prayer, and thanksgiving, but after Madison no President of the United States issued a proclamation for /5(5).

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Free for commercial use, no attribution required. Positive Photostat.; Not in Ford.; Stamped on verso: Available also. In October,Sarah J. Hale’s fifteen year effort to have the last Thursday of November become a nationally recognized day of Thanksgiving became a reality when, in the midst of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation in response to Ms.

Hale’s letter. Hale is often referred to as the Godmother of Thanksgiving, and earned a special place in the hearts of parents and. By the President of the United States of America. a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor—and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me “to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public.

Home > Famous Speeches. Governor William Dummer Proclamation of Thanksgiving. William Dummer () was Acting Governor of colonial Massachusetts from to and beloved by the citizens of Massachusetts periods of civil unrest or war, or after very successful harvests or other accomplishments, a day of Thanksgiving was often proclaimed by the Governor of the Province.

I do therefore by authority from the General Assembly issue this my proclamation, hereby appointing Thursday the 9th day of December next, a day of publick and solemn thanksgiving and prayer to Almighty God, earnestly recommending to all the good people of this commonwealth, to set apart the said day for those purposes, and to the several.

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and ; Andrew Oliver to Thomas Whately, Boston, 2 Sept.T 1/, f 73 (ALS, RC).One of these copies was forwarded with the representation of the Lords of the Committee of the Council. From the Official Record of the War of the Rebellion. Proclamation by the President, appointing a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer, with thanksgiving.

The Congress of the Confederate States have, by a joint resolution, invited me to appoint a day of public fasting, humiliation, anad prayer, with thanksgiving to Almighty God. It is our solemn duty at all times, and more especially in. Proclamations often announced special days of thanksgiving for military victories or other signs of divine deliverance.

By His Excellency Jonathan Belcher, Esq; A Proclamation. Whereas on the Twenty-fifth Day of March last the Lieutenant Governour issued a Proclamation for discovering and apprehending the Persons concerned.

Thanksgiving Proclamation By the PRESIDENT of the United States Of America A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favour; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me "to recommend to the people of the.

Thanksgiving did not become a national holiday in the United States until the fall ofwhen President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation declaring that the last Thursday in November would be a day of national thanksgiving.

While Lincoln issued the proclamation, credit for making Thanksgiving a national holiday should go to Sarah J. Hale. See Related Photos and Documents "Thanksgiving, like Ambassadors, Cabinet officers and others Smeared with political ointment, Depends for its existence on Presidential appointment." --Ogden Nash On October 3,President George Washington issued a proclamation naming Thursday, Novemas an official holiday of “sincere and humble thanks.” The nation then celebrated its.

Book/Printed Material State of New-Hampshire. In Committee of Safety, Exeter, November 1, Ordered, that the following proclamation for a general thanksgiving on the twenty-eighth day of November instant, received from the honorable Continental Congress, be forthwith printed.

The Thanksgiving Proclamation of Gov. Wilbur Cross Novem - Mark J. Roy, '74 (CLAS) To current Connecticut residents, Wilbur Cross is known for a landscaped parkway and for a building on the University of Connecticut’s Storrs campus, both of which bear his name.

In a few days, President Obama will proclaim Thanksgiving. The President's Thanksgiving proclamation on Thanksgiving Day,reminded the nation not only of the history of Thanksgiving in the U.S., but also of previous presidential Thanksgiving proclamations.

Many Thanksgivings have offered opportunities to celebrate community during times of hardship. A proclamation for a public thanksgiving. Thursday the twenty-third day of November instant Given under our hands at the Council-chamber, in Watertown, this fourth day of November (Watertown [Mass.]:: Printed by Benjamin Edes, printer to the Honorable Council, and House of Representatives., M,DCC,LXXV []), by Massachusetts.

Proclamation for a Day of Public Thanksgiving, Octo that with true contrition of heart we may confess our sins, resolve to forsake them, and implore the Divine forgiveness, through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ, our Savior.

Now therefore, I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States, in view of impending conflict, do hereby set apart Friday, the 15th day of November, as a day of national humiliation and prayer, and do hereby invite the reverend clergy and the people of these Confederate States to repair on that day to their homes and usual places of.

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2; Comp. from the OrigAuthor: Thomas Hutchinson. During Thomas Jefferson's term as Governor of Virginia, the Continental Congress sent a circular to the state executives recommending a day of public thanksgiving.1 Jefferson forwarded the circular to the Virginia House of Delegates — at that time, the General Assembly, not the governor, was responsible for formulating state policies.

The House of Delegates prepared the recommended document. NATIONAL THANKSGIVING DAY PROCLAMATION. Our Founding Fathers were men of great faith, as shown in early American writings. One such document is the National Thanksgiving Day Proclamation of the Second Continental Congress of November 1,setting aside Thursday Decem for such a day.

The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamat was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on Septemand effective as of January 1, It changed the legal status under federal law of more than million enslaved African Americans in the Confederate states from slave to by: Abraham Lincoln on 22 September The First Thanksgiving Proclamation June 20 On Jthe governing council of Charlestown, Massachusetts, held a meeting to determine how best to express thanks for the good fortune that had seen their community securely established.

By unamimous vote they instructed Edward Rawson, the clerk, to proclaim June 29 as a day of. The First Thanksgiving Day Proclamation.

Date: J By: Governing council of Charlestown, Massachusetts The Holy God having by a long and Continual Series of his Afflictive dispensations in and by the present Warr with the Heathen Natives of this land, written and brought to pass bitter things against his own Covenant people in this.

“A central claim of the American regime, of course, is that its separation of church and state promoted both civil and religious liberty – a claim Lincoln would defend throughout his political career.

It is no surprise, then, that Lincoln’s proclamations of thanksgiving days promote both civil and revealed religion. ere is the first page of the Thanksgiving proclamation that Abraham Lincoln issued on Oct.

3,setting the precedent for the national holiday we celebrate today. Local Thanksgiving. SAMPLE PROCLAMATION – WITH COUNTY/CITY DATA [NOTE: NOTE: The city or county-specific data to fill out this proclamation is available in your National Service City or County Profile.

To receive your City or County Profile, please contact the CNCS Director in your state. A list of CNCS state offices can be found here.]. Gov. King's Thanksgiving Proclamation. Oct. 21, Credit The New York Times Archives.

See the article in its original context from OctoPage 2 Buy Reprints. View on timesmachine. Thanksgiving: An American Holiday, An American History. New York. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut, From to ; With the Journal of the Council of War, to Transcribed and edited, in accordance with a resolution of the General Assembly.

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A sermon preached before His Excellency Thomas Gage, Esq. governor: the Honorable His Majesty's Council, and the Honorable House of Representatives, 25th, being the anniversary of the. by Hitchcock, Gad. Gale, Sabin Americana, Paperback.

Good. The document below sets apart the last Thursday of November “as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise.” According to an April 1,letter from John Nicolay, one of President Lincoln’s Author: Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln.Governor Bradford of Massachusetts made this first Thanksgiving Proclamation, "Inasmuch as the great Father has given us this year an abundant harvest of Indian corn, wheat, peas, beans, squashes, and garden vegetables, and has made the forests to abound with game and the sea with fish andFile Size: KB.The first thanksgiving proclamation, The First Thanksgiving Proclamation J "The Holy God having by a long and Continual Series of his Afflictive dispensations in and by the present Warr with the Heathen Natives of this land, written and brought to pass bitter things against his own Covenant people in this wilderness, yet so.

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