Governor Stearns' Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1874

331399
Date
1874-11-06
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Proclamation made by Governor Marcellus L. Stearns establishing Thursday, November 26, 1874, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Drew's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1879

331400
Date
1879-11-13
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Proclamation made by Governor George F. Drew establishing Thursday, November 27, 1879, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Bloxham's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1883

331401
Date
1883-11-09
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Proclamation made by Governor William D. Bloxham establishing Thursday, November 29, 1883, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Bloxham's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1884

331402
Date
1884-11-15
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Proclamation made by Governor William D. Bloxham establishing Thursday, November 27, 1884, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Perry's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1885

331403
Date
1885-11-11
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Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Thursday, November 26, 1885, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Perry's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1886

331404
Date
1886-11-08
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Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Thursday, November 25, 1886, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Perry's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1887

331405
Date
1887-11-07
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Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Thursday, November 24, 1887, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Perry's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1888

331407
Date
1888-11-16
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Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Thursday, November 29, 1888, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Fleming's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1890

331412
Date
1890-11-17
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Proclamation made by Governor Francis P. Fleming establishing Thursday, November 27, 1890, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Bloxham's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1900

331417
Date
1900-11-09
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Proclamation made by Governor William D. Bloxham establishing Thursday, November 29, 1900, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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text

Governor Jennings' Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1903

331418
Date
1903-11-09
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Proclamation made by Governor William S. Jennings establishing Thursday, November 26, 1903, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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text

Governor Jennings' Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1904

331419
Date
1904-11-12
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Proclamation made by Governor William S. Jennings establishing Thursday, November 24, 1904, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Broward's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1905

331420
Date
1905-11-14
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Proclamation made by Governor Napoleon B. Broward establishing Thursday, November 30, 1905, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Broward's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1906

331421
Date
1906-11-08
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Proclamation made by Governor Napoleon B. Broward establishing Thursday, November 29, 1906, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Broward's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1908

331423
Date
1908-11-12
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Proclamation made by Governor Napoleon B. Broward establishing Thursday, November 26, 1908, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Trammell's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1913

331424
Date
1913-10-29
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Proclamation made by Governor Park Trammell establishing Thursday, November 27, 1913, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Letter from Kenneth Heale to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, August 8, 1940

329733
Date
1940-08-08
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A letter from Kenneth Heale, associate editor of Hardware Age, asking the governor on which date Thanksgiving would be celebrated.
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Governor Trammell's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1916

331425
Date
1916-11-16
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Proclamation made by Governor Park Trammell establishing Thursday, November 30, 1916, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Letter from Harriet Pratt Bodifield to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 23, 1939

329724
Date
1939-11-23
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Harriet Pratt Bodifield of Cocoa, Florida, thanks the governor for keeping with tradition and not changing the date of Thanksgiving to accommodate holiday shopping.
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Letter from Attorney General George Cooper Gibbs to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 6, 1939

329729
Date
1939-10-06
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Attorney General George Couper Gibbs advising the governor as to which day of the year Thanksgiving should fall on. The attorney general states that the day proclaimed by the president is the legal holiday.
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Letter from P.M. Birmingham to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 26, 1939

329728
Date
1939-10-26
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P.M. Birmingham, secretary of the Sarasota Retail Merchants Association, relays to the governor that the association will be celebrating Thanksgiving on November 23, as proclaimed by President Roosevelt.
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A Poem Titled "Pouf on Tradition," ca. 1939

329731
Date
1939
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Description
A poem sent to Governor Fred P. Cone criticizing changing the date of Thanksgiving.
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Governor Gilchrist's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1909

329735
Date
1909-11-17
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Proclamation made by Governor Albert W. Gilchrist establishing Thursday, November 25, 1909, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Governor Broward's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1907

331422
Date
1907-11-09
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Proclamation made by Governor Napoleon B. Broward establishing Thursday, November 28, 1907, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Letter from S.R. Troydon to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, January 2, 1940

329734
Date
1940-01-02
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Letter from S.R. Troydon, athletic director at Landon Junior-Senior High School, asking the governor to confirm the date of the Thanksgiving holiday in 1940.
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Letter from James M. Phillips to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 10, 1939

329726
Date
1939-10-10
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James M. Phillips of Phillips Hardware Company expressing support for the governor's proclamation that Thanksgiving be November 30, 1939, rather than November 23, 1939.
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Letter from Edward Carroll to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 16, 1939

329727
Date
1939-10-16
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Edward Carroll, chairman of the Retail Merchants' Division of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, urging the governor to reconsider the date selected for Thanksgiving. Miami and the surrounding area would not observe the holiday on the date proclaimed by the governor.
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Letter from M.C. Small to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 14, 1939

329730
Date
1939-09-14
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M.C. Small, managing editor of Turkey World magazine, requests that the governor reply with information about when Thanksgiving will be held in Florida and the governor's opinion about the future observance of the holiday.
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Correspondence Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, 1939

329732
Date
1939
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Letters between Russell M. Searle, E.J. Barklow, President Franklin Roosevelt, S. Hillson, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Florida Governor Fred P. Cone regarding the Thanksgiving proclamation made by President Roosevelt moving the date of the holiday up one week.
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Letter from J.A. Waterman to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 26, 1939

329607
Date
1939-09-26
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J.A. Waterman, president of Maas Brothers, requesting that the governor select an earlier date for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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text

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