A Piece of Thanksgiving History
A piece of Thanksgiving history was sold recently. Today’s featured link tells the history of this document. There is a picture to view as well.
On Oct. 3, 1789, George Washington signed a proclamation declaring Thanksgiving a national holiday.
Now one of the original copies of this single-sided piece of paper, which includes the founding father’s signature—is about to hit the auction block at Christie’s.
And with the potential to fetch $8 million to $12 million, the document could set a record, said Tom Lecky, Christie’s Americas head of books and manuscripts. Click here to read the rest of this interesting article.