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George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation (American Revolution and Founding Era)

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New York - 3 October 1789

By the President of the United States of America, 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 favor-- and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity ...

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Twitter Feed, 27 Feb–10 Mar 2011 (Boston 1775)

An interesting history-related post from Boston 1775:

  • RT @executedtoday: If judge overruling jury's death sentence betrays #amrev Revolution ow.ly/440AL does it work the other way around? #
  • @JBD1 Boylston Street Borders to remain open till April. How many books will be left then? #
  • RT @amhistorymuseum: Today in 1807: Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is born in Portland, Maine. ow.ly/3Nltm #
  • Via @bencarp, Kermit the Frog reports on Boston Tea Party: bit.ly/es3IC1 (Accents almost as much fun as in JOHN ADAMS miniseries.) #
  • From RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, essay by Colonial Williamsburg junior interpreter on portraying slave: bit.ly/gwr1QY (h/t @KevinLevin) #
  • @HannahMCrocker Interesting use of "Dutch" to mean ...

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Twitter Feed, 22-26 Feb 2011 (Boston 1775)

An interesting history-related post from Boston 1775:

After two weeks off the air, Loudtwitter returned as silently as it had disappeared.
  • From NY TIMES, tryouts for the Washington Nationals' "Racing Presidents" mascots (incl. Washington, Jefferson): nyti.ms/eJYwaw #
  • BOSTON GLOBE editorial about statue of Dr Joseph Warren, now at school where he studied (and briefly taught): bit.ly/fVyly1 #
  • In Dr Warren's day, Roxbury Latin was public school in Roxbury. Now a private school in West Roxbury suburb. Class issues arise. #
  • Boston Tree Party wants volunteers to plant apple trees in city this spring: bit.ly/fGtJi2 (Dr. Warren's father would approve.) #
  • From NY TIMES oped page, Scott Casper ...

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Twitter Feed, 30 Jan-4 Feb 2011 (Boston 1775)

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  • RT @peterfrancisco: Remembering James Tate: Augusta #RevWar soldier. Battle of Cowpens and Battle of Guilford Courthouse ht.ly/3MHQI #
  • RT @AmerCreation: Another Recycled Post on John Adams' Unitarianism nblo.gs/dEARh #
  • RT @CricketinMaine: How can one ancestor cause so much TROUBLE? #genealogy #familyhistory #
  • RT @Aaron_Eyler: New A.P. Biology Is Ready, but U.S. History Isn't - NYTimes.com www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/education/30advanced.html #
  • If Laurence Sterne had wanted TRISTRAM SHANDY to look like this, one presumes he would have had the printers effect it. bit.ly/dEPmKI #
  • Today's good news: Found copy of document I've been looking for for years. Today's bad news: Really neat theory blown ...

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Twitter Feed, 7-19 Jan 2011 (Boston 1775)

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  • RT @WilliamHogeland: HNN picked up the Lepore-Wood story (and FB board): bit.ly/ikpawx // Thanks for the alert! #
  • Cliopatria's awards for history blogs in 2010: bit.ly/iawKnh #
  • RT @alberkes: Here's a cool demonstration of Jefferson portraiture in action: bit.ly/gjD8Y8 [video] #
  • RT @BOAFNPS: Seasonal Park Ranger position available at Boston African American National Historic Site. Interviews... fb.me/ESSWI05U #
  • RT @amhistorymuseum: 6 Jan 1759: 26 y.o. George Washington marries Martha. One of her gowns: ow.ly/3lVsq #
  • RT @WestholmePub: Like spies? Author John Nagy on INVISIBLE INK at Franklin T'shp Library, Somerset NJ, 1/12, 7pm on.fb.me/hEqhGN #
  • RT @amhistorymuseum: Today in 1789: ...

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Twitter Feed, 27 Dec 2010-4 Jan 2011 (Boston 1775)

An interesting history-related post from Boston 1775:

  • 20:22 Anyone know about Rhode Island divorce records, circa 1775? I'm wondering if Godfrey and Mary (Butler) Wenwood divorced around then. #
  • 20:27 @seaheff Lovely photo portraits, but the beards, yeah. The "beardless boys" come off best. #
    [That comment’s about this link]
  • 21:33 RT @RagLinen: Paper Conservation: Saving Historic Newspapers From Loss - ow.ly/3vUnk #
  • 22:22 RT @RagLinen: #RevWar C-SPAN panel featuring authors T.H. Breen [American Insurgents] and Jack Rakove [Revolutionaries] ow.ly/3vXuP #
  • 22:40 Edward Rothstein of NY TIMES really doesn't like President's House park in Philadelphia: nyti.ms/eHebY5 #
  • 23:42 RT @RagLinen: 10 Colleges Offering Free History ...

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Twitter Feed Returns, 13-26 Dec 2010 (Boston 1775)

An interesting history-related post from Boston 1775:

Loudtwitter is back! Thanks to all the programmers who’ve volunteered their knowledge and time to create that service. It allows me once more to post the Boston 1775 Twitter feed because it’s so much easier than writing an essay awesome.

(If any of the links below is a dead end, that’s because some extra characters snuck in during the transmission process. Try hitting the little hashtag at the end of that line and then clicking through the original link from the tweet page.)
  • 16:19 RT @56Signers: We filmed historical reenactment of #Yorktown Tea Party w/ Thos Nelson descendant. Nelson Vid: ...

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