Thanksgiving, appointing a day of

190 Public Papers of Governor Roosevelt

Thanksgiving Proclamation

State of New York
Executive Chamber

In accordance with the wise custom of our forefathers now continued for many generations, I hereby set apart Thursday, the twenty-ninth day of November, nineteen hundred, as a day of thanksgiving and prayer to the Almighty for the innumerable benefits conferred upon the citizens of this State, in common with their fellow citizens of the whole nation during the year which has just passed; for the material well being which we enjoy, and for the chances of moral betterment which are always open to us.

DONE at the Capitol in the city of Albany this thirteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred.

Theodore Roosevelt

By the Governor: [Privy Seal]
WM. J. Youngs,
Secretary to the Governor

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