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.



Posted on November 22, 2013, in Research. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on A Piece of Thanksgiving History.

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