This is the proclamation which set the precedent for America's national day of Thanksgiving. During his administration, President Lincoln issued many orders ...
Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation, Harper's Weekly, October 17, ... the last Thursday of November next as a Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer to our ...
During his presidency Abraham Lincoln issued a total of nine proclamations of prayer, fasting, or thanksgiving. The first one was issued on August 12, 1861, ...
The text of Abraham Lincoln's original Thanksgiving Day proclamation. ... resolution, requested the President to designate and set apart a day for National prayer ...
Nov 20, 2012 ... much less a satisfying end, nowhere in sight, President Abraham Lincoln nonetheless took the time to issue a proclamation of thanks – and set ...
Nov 16, 2009 ... ... President Abraham Lincoln announces that the nation will celebrate an. ... for an official celebratory “day of public thanksgiving and prayer.
Nov 24, 2013 ... Abraham Lincoln scholar Duncan Newcomer assembles a short prayer for Thanksgiving and for unity from the words of President Lincoln.
26, 1789, as a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to “the ... On Oct. 3 , 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued his own Thanksgiving proclamation.
Nov 21, 2017 ... ... 1863 Abraham Lincoln national Thanksgiving Day Proclamation. ... last Thursday of November next as a Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer to ...
Lincoln Orders a National Day of Thanksgiving in Honor of the Union Victory at Gettysburg. ... dated July 15, 1863, designating August 6 as a “day for National Thanksgiving, Praise, and Prayer. ... By the President: ABRAHAM LINCOLN