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State of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation. For a day of public thanksgiving.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation. For a day of public thanksgiving.

... Thursday the 26th day of November next ... Given at the council-chamber in Boston, this twenty-seventh day of October ... one thousand seven hundred and seventy-eight

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Published by Printed by Benjamin Edes in [Boston .
Written in English


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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15898
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
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Open LibraryOL15502083M

Thanksgiving Proclamation, by George Washington, in 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.


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State of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation for a day of public thanksgiving and prayer: Thursday the twentieth day of November next Given at the council-chamber in Boston, the twentieth day of October one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven.

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As it turns out, it was not uncommon for authorities to call for a “day of Thanksgiving” at various times throughout a year. We thought we’d share some from the Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, v.1 (). Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving occurs on Thursday, November Inthe Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest.

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book, ye day beeing very cold, beginning wt a short prayer, then a psalme sang, then more large in prayer, after that an other Psalme, & then the Word taught, after that prayer - & then a psalme ". The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By His Excellency David I. Walsh, Governor. A proclamation for a day of public thanksgiving and praise I appoint Thursday, the twenty-sixth day of November of this Thanksgiving proclamation.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text. STATE of MASSACHUSETTS-BAY. Council-Chamber, in Boston, Novem and do hereby appoint THURSDAY the eighteenth day of December next, to be observed throughout this State as a day of public THANKSGIVING and PRAISE: Thanksgiving proclamation.

Going forward,”the Pilgrims set apart a day for thanksgiving at Plymouth immediately after their first harvest, in ; the Massachusetts Bay Colony for the first time celebrated a day of giving thanks inand frequently thereafter until aboutwhen it became an annual festival in the [Massachusetts Bay Colony],” according to the.

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A Proclamation of Thanksgiving from Abraham Lincoln. Although we most often associate Lincoln’s presidency with the Civil War, it was also the time in which Thanksgiving became an official national holiday. This proclamation, written by Secretary of State William Seward indesignates the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day.

WBO Student Loading. Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November[1] in the United originated as a harvest festival. Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally on and off sinceafter Congress requested a.

The Gunpowder Plot and Institutionalized Thanksgiving in the USA Midi Music Thomas Campion,"Suite in D-min: Tombeau," 9k. When the American colonies were being explored and settled only a few years after the great Deliverance from the Gunpowder Plot of the only permanent day of Thanksgiving on the Official Calendar of the Parliament of England was.

Since its first meeting inCongress has opened its sessions with prayer, usually given by its official chaplains in both houses. When our nation was attacked on Septemthe members of Congress spontaneously sang “God Bless America” on the steps of the Capitol building.

Sincewith the introduction of the chaplaincy into the Army and Navy, every. 3. When did Thanksgiving become a national holiday. The state of New York adopted Thanksgiving Day as an annual custom in By the time of the Civil War, many other states had done the same.

In President Abraham Lincoln appointed a day of thanksgiving. Since then, each president has issued a Thanksgiving Day proclamation for the fourth. The first call for an annual Thanksgiving was at Berkeley Plantation, Virginia, inwhen Captain John Woodlief and 38 settlers aboard the ship Margaret, proclaimed, "Wee ordaine that the day of our ships arrivall at the place assigned for plantacion in the land of Virginia shall be yearly and perpetually keept holy as a day of thanksgiving.

Sarah Josepha Hale’s 19 th century campaign for a Thanksgiving holiday culminated in the midst of the Civil War. In she got President Lincoln to proclaim a national day of thanksgiving to be celebrated on Novem a Thursday that year.

In his proclamation, Lincoln named the last Thursday in the month as the day to celebrate. InMassachusetts Bay Governor William Dummer proclaimed a day of thanksgiving on November 6. [7] The first proclamation in the independent United States was issued by John Hancock as President of the Continental Congress as a day.

A little idea of how thanksgiving started Inthe Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged tod. Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day –New Hampshire Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day –Rhode Island Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day –Massachusetts.

Download Image of By his Excellency, Joseph Dudley, Esq. Captain general and governour in chief, in and over Her Majesties Province of Massachusetts-Bay, &c. in New-England. A proclamation for the better regulation of seamen and marines Boston.

Printed by Barth. Free for commercial use, no attribution required. Positive Photostat. national day of thanksgiving for the last Thursday in November. [3] He issued the proclamation on the same day that George Washington had -- October 3. It was a doubly symbolic gesture for reunifying the war-torn nation.

For the full proclamation, see the text appended to. The state of New York adopted Thanksgiving Day as an annual custom in By the time of the Civil War, many other states had done the same. In President Abraham Lincoln appointed a day of Thanksgiving.

Since then, each president has issued a Thanksgiving Day proclamation for the fourth Thursday of November. Why did the Pilgrims leave.

InPresident John F. Kennedy issued a Thanksgiving proclamation that began, “Over three centuries ago in Plymouth, on Massachusetts Bay, the Pilgrims established the Author: A.

Barton Hinkle. Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United originated as a harvest giving has been celebrated nationally on and off sinceafter Congress requested a proclamation by George Washington.

It has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year sincewhen, during. Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.

It originated as a harvest festival. Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally on and off sinceafter Congress requested a proclamation by George Washington.

It has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year sincewhen, during. Lewis Hyde, author of "The Gift," explores the practice of gift-giving at the first Thanksgiving. Above, a depiction of early settlers of the Plymouth Colony sharing a harvest Thanksgiving meal.

Thanksgiving Day, a national holiday imitated only by Canadians, was first established as an annual event by Abraham Lincoln in a proclamation dated 3 October Expressing hope amidst the continuing Civil War, it was a response to the campaign of Sarah Josepha Hale, editor of Godey's Lady's Book, to nationalize an autumn festival already.

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and members of their administration are committed to making Massachusetts the best place to live, work, and raise a family.

Baker-Polito Administration: Working for All Residents. FY budget proposal. State of the Commonwealth. Major education reform enacted. Career Technical Initiative. The first thanksgiving day of the Massachusetts Bay Colony was July 8, Ships from England had had a difficult and stormy voyage.

On their safe arrival, Governor John Winthrop declared a day of thanksgiving. In his journal, he records: We kept a day of thanksgiving in all the plantations. The Journal of John Winthrop - Abridged. The idea of proclaiming a national day of thanksgiving, though, wasn't Lincoln's alone.

The concept had been proposed by others before him, including first U.S. President George Washington in   InPresident John F. Kennedy issued a Thanksgiving proclamation that began, "Over three centuries ago in Plymouth, on Massachusetts Bay, the Pilgrims established the custom of gathering Author: A.

Barton Hinkle. This being the first time in the history of our country that a special day of Thanksgiving was appointed by the Governor, it is therefore claimed by some as the origin of our Thanksgiving Day, rather than the celebration of In a public Thanksgiving Day was observed by the Bay Colony, the Puritans of : Heinz Schmitz.

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.

He declared Thanksgiving Day a Federal holiday as a "prayerful day of Thanksgiving" on the last Thursday in November.

Since then every U.S. President has always made an official Thanksgiving Day Proclamation on behalf of the nation.

32nd President of the United States of America Franklin Delano Roosevelt. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt [b. In Massachusetts, the colonists declared a “day of public thanksgiving” insaying, “there now scarce remains a name or family of them [the Indians] but are either slain, captivated or fled.” Fifty-five years after the original Thanksgiving Day, the Puritans had destroyed the generous Wampanoag and all other neighboring tribes.

InPresident John F. Kennedy issued a Thanksgiving proclamation that began, “Over three centuries ago in Plymouth, on Massachusetts Bay, the Pilgrims established the.

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