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Thanksgiving Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln

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Early Thanksgiving Proclamations Excerpt courtesy of www.whatsoproudlywehail.org The First National Proclamation of Thanksgiving was issued by the Continental Congress in November of 1777, following the Colonial victories over British General John Burgoyne in the Battles of Saratoga. In the Proclamation, Congress “recommended to the legislative or executive Powers of these United States to set apart Thursday, the eighteenth […]

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