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A proclamation, for a day of publick thanksgiving

Massachusetts. Governor (1800-1807 : Strong)

A proclamation, for a day of publick thanksgiving

by Massachusetts. Governor (1800-1807 : Strong)

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Published by s.n. in [Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Caleb Strong
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 896
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 broadside
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15079808M

    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 United States a DAY OF PUBLICK THANKSGIVING and PRAYER, to be observed by acknowledging with. Thanksgiving Day 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 thanksgiving and prayer, to be.

    Proclamation of Thanksgiving This is the proclamation which set the precedent for America's national day of Thanksgiving. During his administration, President Lincoln issued many orders similar to this. For example, on Novem , he ordered government . THANKSGIVING DAY, By the President Of the United States of America. A Proclamation.

    Introduction The First National Proclamation of Thanksgiving was issued by the Continental Congress in November of , following the Colonial victories over British General John Burgoyne in the Battles of the Proclamation, Congress "recommended to the legislative or executive Powers of these United States to set apart Thursday, the eighteenth Day of December next, for Solemn. As a national holiday Thanksgiving was first celebrated on Novem when President George Washington issued a proclamation declaring the day of thanks for the blessings God gave the new nation and its independence from Great Britain.


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A proclamation, for a day of publick thanksgiving by Massachusetts. Governor (1800-1807 : Strong) Download PDF EPUB FB2

The following is the text of a Proclamation for a Day of Thanksgiving and Praise, issued by John Hancock (Signer of the Declaration of Independence), while he was serving as governor of Massachusetts. The proclamation was issued October 5, and was declaring Novem the day of Thanksgiving.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By. Get this from a library. A proclamation, for a day of publick thanksgiving. [Massachusetts. Governor ( Strong)]. The ritual of issuing official Thanksgiving Proclamations is deeply ingrained in the laws and traditions of the United States of America. The first national Thanksgiving proclamation was actually issued as a Fast Day Proclamation by the United Colonies of North America under the British Colonial Continental Congress and signed by President John Hancock on March 16th, Get this from a library.

A proclamation: for a publick solemn thanksgiving. [Scotland. Privy Council.; Scotland. Sovereign ( William and Mary)]. 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.

By His Excellency, Caleb Strong, governor of the commonwealth, a proclamation, for a day of publick thanksgiving and prayer [microform]. Format Microfiche Book Published [Boston: s.n., ] A proclamation 1 broadside. Other contributors Strong, Caleb, Uniform series Early American imprints.

In the Thanksgiving proclamation, Lincoln specified that the last Thursday of each November should be set aside as a day to give thanks for the founding of our nation. On Dec. 26,President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a bill into law making Thanksgiving a national holiday and setting it on the fourth, not final the Thursday in November.

Giving Thanks the Religious Roots of Thanksgiving November - December An exhibit by Peggy M. Baker, Director & Librarian, Pilgrim Society. Sponsored by Adelphia. The Thanksgiving we celebrate today is a combination of two very different New England traditions: the purely religious day of thankful prayer and the harvest feast.

The harvest. The First Thanksgiving Observance A Proclamation Signed in Script Type by George Washington Appearing in The Massachusetts Centinel of Octo Abstract. This historic proclamation was issued by George Washington during his first year as President.

It sets aside Thursday, November 26 as "A Day of Publick Thanksgiving and Prayer.". In his first presidential proclamation, George Washington designated Novem as a Day of National next president to issue a Thanksgiving Proclamation was Abraham Lincoln, who inalso designated November In October of his third year in office, Lincoln invited Americans to “set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next as a day of thanksgiving and.

Proclamation Day is the name of official or unofficial holidays or other anniversaries which commemorate or mark an important some cases it may be the day of, or the anniversary of, the proclamation of a monarch's accession to the throne.

A proclamation day may also celebrate the independence of a country, the end of a war, or the ratification of an important treaty.

Inas a new nation tried to rally around a much-debated Constitution, the first president then set aside Nov. 26 of that year as "A Day of Publick Thanksgiving and Prayer.". The National Thanksgiving Proclamation was the first formal proclamation of Thanksgiving in the United States.

President George Washington declared Thursday, Novem as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer. On this day inPresident Washington issued a proclamation naming Thursday, Novem as a “Day of Publick Thanksgiving,” the first nationwide Thanksgiving to be celebrated under the new Constitution (James Madison would later say this was an “establishment & refuse to follow the precedent).1 President Washington issued.

By the Honorable Thomas Hutchinson, Esq; A proclamation for a public thanksgiving. Thursday the sixteenth day of November next Given at the Council-chamber in Boston, the twenty-third day of October, Published: () By the Honorable Thomas Hutchinson, Esq; A proclamation for a general fast.

Thursday the fifth day. John Hancock () was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the president of the Continental Congress, and governor of Massachusetts. It was during his time as governor that he issued the following November 8, proclamation declaring a day of Thanksgiving for December 7, (See other proclamations issued by John Hancock and others.

InPresident George Washington declared Thursday, Nov. 26, as a "Day of Publick Thanksgivin," according to the National Archives. But in the years following, the date for the holiday was. In October ofGeorge Washington issued a proclamation “recommending” to the people of the United States a day of “Publick Thanksgiving and Prayer.” He urged Americans to remember.

State of New-Hampshire. A Proclamation, for a Day of Publick Thanksgiving and Prayer: Thursday, the Twenty-ninth Day of November Next Given at Hillsborough, this Eighteenth Day of October One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-seven Issue of American broadsides and ephemera Archive of Americana: Author: New Hampshire.

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.

Prior to official call to make Thanksgiving Day a nationwide celebration, each state scheduled its own Thanksgiving holiday at different times, mainly in New England and other Northern states. Sarah Josepha Hale, a year-old magazine editor Godey’s Lady’s Book, wrote a letter to Lincoln on Septemurging him to have the “day.

“A Day of Publick Thanksgiving and Prayer” (Psalm 67) remember that this is a Day of National Thanksgiving, a Day of “Publick Thanksgiving,” as Washington calls it. Many people, if they think of this as a day for thanking God at all, think more in terms of private blessings, what they’re thankful for as an individual or as a.The ritual of Official U.S.

Government Thanksgiving Proclamations are deeply ingrained in the laws and traditions of the United States of America. The first United Colonies "Thanksgiving Day" can be traced back to the Fast Day Proclamation of the United Colonies of America issued by John Hancock and the Continental Congress in March