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Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day – 1778, New Hampshire

By | December 31st, 2016|Categories: Thanksgiving Proclamations|

Following is the handwritten New Hampshire Thanksgiving proclamation issued by the state President Meshech Weare (signed by him and John Langdon) on November 19, 1778, declaring December 10, 1778 the day of Thanksgiving. The transcription of this proclamation has been updated to include modern grammar and spelling. Meshech Weare (1713-1786), graduated [...]

Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day – 1780, Massachusetts

By | December 31st, 2016|Categories: Thanksgiving Proclamations|

John Hancock (1737-1793) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the president of the Continental Congress, and governor of Massachusetts. It was during his time as governor that he issued the following November 8, 1780 proclamation declaring a day of Thanksgiving for December 7, 1780. (See other proclamations issued by [...]

Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day – 1781, Massachusetts

By | December 31st, 2016|Categories: Thanksgiving Proclamations|

John Hancock (1737-1793) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the president of the Continental Congress, and governor of Massachusetts. It was during his time as governor that he issued the following November 8, 1780 proclamation declaring a day of Thanksgiving for December 7, 1780. (See other proclamations issued by [...]

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