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Proclamation for thanksgiving and prayer...

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October 31, 1853

DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Ohio, October 31, 1853 

* Day of Thanksgiving

Page 2 has a: "PROCLAMATION" for day of thanksgiving and prayer by William Medill, Governor of Ohio. It was to have been celebrated the 4th Thursday of November, the traditional Thanksgiving Day that would be formalized by Pres. Lincoln ten years later.
Four pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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