http://www.abrahamlincolnonline.org/lincoln/speeches/thanks.htm

Sarah Josepha Hale, a 74-year-old magazine editor, wrote a letter to Lincoln on September 28, 1863, urging him to have the "day of our annual Thanksgiving ...

https://www.gilderlehrman.org/content/thanksgiving-proclamation-1863

Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation, Harper's Weekly, October 17, 1863. (Gilder Lehrman Collection) In 1621, settlers in Massachusetts celebrated  ...

https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/sites/default/files/docs/transcript_for_abraham_lincoln_thanksgiving_proclamation_1863.pdf

Transcript for President Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation from October 3,. 1863. By the President of the United States. A Proclamation. The year  ...

http://www.pilgrimhallmuseum.org/pdf/TG_Presidential_Thanksgiving_Proclamations_1862_1869.pdf

THANKSGIVING DAY 1862 for victory in battle by ABRAHAM LINCOLN. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – A PROCLAMATION.

https://www.nps.gov/liho/learn/historyculture/lincoln-and-thanksgiving.htm

Jan 30, 2016 ... Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation. On October 3, 1863, in the third fall of the Civil War, President Lincoln issued a proclamation:.

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lincoln-proclaims-official-thanksgiving-holiday

Nov 16, 2009 ... On this day in 1863, expressing gratitude for a pivotal Union Army victory at Gettysburg, President Abraham Lincoln announces that the nation will celebrate ... In fact, no official Thanksgiving proclamation was issued by any ...

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/11/26/thanksgiving-abraham-lincoln-franklin-roosevelt/3685975/

Nov 26, 2013 ... Presidents Abraham Lincoln and FDR forged the Thanksgiving holiday as we ... It was Lincoln who issued an 1863 proclamation calling on ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Thanksgiving_Proclamation

The National Thanksgiving Proclamation was the first formal proclamation of Thanksgiving in .... on the third). However, it was not until 1863 that Abraham Lincoln established the regular tradition of observing days of national thanksgiving.

http://holydays.tripod.com/linc.htm

Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation. Abraham Lincoln. Washington, D.C.. October 3, 1863. By the President of the United States of America.

https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/10-surprising-thanksgiving-facts

Nov 23, 2016 ... Abraham Lincoln is also a father of Thanksgiving. ... In 1863 she got President Lincoln to proclaim a national day of thanksgiving to be ... Washington's first presidential Thanksgiving proclamation urged not hubris, but humility: ...