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By His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; ... A proclamation for a general thanksgiving.

By His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; ... A proclamation for a general thanksgiving.

... Thursday the eleventh of November next ... Given at the Council chamber in Boston upon Thursday the seventh day of October, 1742. ..

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Published by Printed by J. Draper, printer to His Excellency the governour and Council in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 5005
ContributionsShirley, William, 1694-1771
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17159300M

The temptation that most of us face is not to dishonesty but to what I would call willful gullibility—the readiness to accept uncritically what we want to be true. According to it, November 26 was declared as 'A day of public thanksgiving and prayer '. Index Entries. Such a Thanksgiving Day celebration celebration was held in December of by the colonies nationwide, commemorating the surrender of British General Burgoyne at Saratoga. Buy 00Printed by John Draper, printer to his excellency the governour Microform in English 01Printed by John Draper, printer to his excellency the governour and Council.

Can we positively conclude that there was not? Share this:. No payment shall be made for killing or taking captive any of the said Indians, until proof thereof be made to the acceptance of the Government and Council. Later, on October 3,President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for the observance of the fourth Tuesday of November as a national holiday. Edward Winslow, unknown artist, Americans have long struggled with the temptation to make up stuff about the First Thanksgiving. Lewis has given us to illustrate that distinction.

The impact of Gorham's force was immediate, and contributed to the lifting of the siege. Later in the 18th century each of the states periodically would designate a day of thanksgiving in honor of a military victory, an adoption of a state constitution or an exceptionally bountiful crop. Microform in English 08Printed by John Draper, printer to his excellency the governour and Council. Can the giving of thanks be commanded—should it be commanded—by governmental authority? Microform in English 16Printed by J.


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By His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; ... A proclamation for a general thanksgiving. Download PDF Ebook

Later in the 18th century each of the states periodically would designate a day of thanksgiving in honor of a military victory, an adoption of a state constitution or an exceptionally bountiful crop.

Such a Thanksgiving Day celebration was held in December of by the colonies nationwide, commemorating the surrender of British General Burgoyne at Saratoga.

It states: "By His Excellency Wm. Its two short paragraphs are chock full of factual errors and anachronisms. Harrison, Secretary. No payment shall be made for killing or taking captive any of the said Indians, until proof thereof be made to the acceptance of the Government and Council.

All rights reserved. Microform in English 16Printed by J.

National Thanksgiving Proclamation

On the contrary, the By His Excellency William Shirley of the agencies of murder are enough proof of such intent, and therefore when the transporting of people into the conditions of disease and Esq; . A proclamation for a general thanksgiving.

book is condoned and facilitated by a government, and when these crimes are concealed from the scrutiny of the world of the same government or other agencies, it can be safely asserted that this regime intends to annihilate the targeted people and is guilty before the world of crimes against humanity.

And whereas it has become necessary to distinguish between the friends of America and those of Great-Britain, inhabitants of these States, and that every man who receives a protection from and is a subject of any State not being conscientiously scrupulous against bearing arms should stand ready to defend the same against every hostile invasion, I do therefore, in behalf of the United States, by virtue of the powers committed to me by Congress, hereby strictly command and require every person, having subscribed such declaration, taken such oaths, and accepted protection and certificates from Lord or General Howe, or any person acting under their authority, forthwith to repair to Head-Quarters, or to the quarters of the nearest general officer of the Continental Army or Militia until farther provision can be made by the civil authority and there deliver up such protections, certificates, and passports, and take the oath of allegiance to the United States of America.

On October 3,President Abraham Lincoln issued a fresh proclamation calling for the observance of the fourth Tuesday of November as a national holiday. May He continue to guide and watch over our families and our country always. How does Thanksgiving Day matter to your identity as an American citizen?

John or Cape Sables They celebrated for three straight days [6] with their Native American neighbors with whom they had signed a mutual protection treaty the Spring before. Thanksgiving services were routine in what became the Commonwealth of Virginia as early as[3] with the first permanent settlement of Jamestown, Virginia holding a thanksgiving in By far the greater part of this teeming reality escaped human consciousness almost as soon as it occurred.

And amongst the rest, their greatest King, Massasoyt, with some ninety men; whom, for three days, we entertained and feasted. And also that we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nations and beseech him to pardon our national and other transgressions, to enable us all, whether in public or private stations, to perform our several and relative duties properly and punctually, to render our national government a blessing to all the People, by constantly being a government of wise, just and constitutional laws, discreetly and faithfully executed and obeyed, to protect and guide all Sovereigns and Nations especially such as have shown kindness unto us and to bless them with good government, peace, and concord.

Microform in English 06Printed by John Draper, printer to his excellency the governour and Council. The proclamation gives the wrong year for the celebration, to begin with.A proclamation for a publick fast, By His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; A proclamation for proroguing the General Assembly, By His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; A proclamation for.

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General Thanksgiving

A Proclamation: 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, Esq; . A proclamation for a general thanksgiving. book humbly to implore his protection and favor, and whereas both Houses of Congress have by.

By his excellency William Shirley, Esq; captain-general and governour in chief, in and over His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. A proclamation for a publick thanksgiving Given at the Council-chamber in Boston, the t.Nov 21,  · pdf is the first page of the Thanksgiving proclamation that Abraham Lincoln issued on Oct.

3,setting the precedent for the national holiday we celebrate today. Local Thanksgiving.General Thanksgiving By the PRESIDENT of the United States Of Download pdf A PROCLAMATION. 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 favour; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee.Governor Bradford of Massachusetts made ebook first Thanksgiving Proclamation, "Inasmuch as the great Father has given us this year an abundant harvest of Indian corn, wheat, peas, beans, squashes, and garden vegetables, and has made the forests to abound with game and the sea with fish and.