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Lincoln proclaims Thanksgiving Day

Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln proclaims Thanksgiving Day

by Abraham Lincoln

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Published by Lincoln National Life Insurance Company in Fort Wayne, Ind.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thanksgiving Day,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln), Lincoln National Life Insurance Company
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.2 .L6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ([4] p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25470254M
    OCLC/WorldCa15501917

    It proclaims the last Thursday of November “as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise.” Prior to that, different states had been celebrating Thanksgiving on different days. Lincoln, born in Kentucky, grew up in a poor family and was mostly self-educated, having only attended school for a year. Lincoln Proclaims Thanksgiving: “Penitence for our national perverseness” “Thanksgiving-Day,” by Thomas Nast, Harper’s Weekly, December 5, The modern Thanksgiving holiday begins with Abraham Lincoln issuing a Thanksgiving Day proclamation on October 3, .

    Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! I thought I’d share a little about some of the history of the holiday! On October 3, , President Lincoln’s Proclamation of Thanksgiving set the precedent for our country’s national day of Thanksgiving. It proclaims the last Thursday of November “as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise.”Prior to that, different states had been celebrating Thanksgiving. Nov 29,  · Indeed, Lincoln’s invasion of the Southern states was the very definition of treason under the U.S. Constitution. Article 3, Section 3 proclaims that: "Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or adhering to their Enemies, giving .

    Done at the city of Washington, this 15th day of July A.D. , and of the Independence of the United States the eighty-eighth. ABRAHAM LINCOLN Abraham Lincoln's second proclamation of was a Thanksgiving proclamation in the true New England sense, in gratitude for the general blessings of the year. THANKSGIVING DAY The oratorical year book for being a collection of the best co[n]temporary speeches delivered in Parliament, at the bar, and on the platform / Lincoln proclaims Thanksgiving Day. Creator/Author: Lincoln National Life Insurance Company Physical Description: p. ; cm. Curatorship of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection is a.


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