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THANKSGIVING DAY MEANING IN OLD COLONY
Conditional Gratitude to Providence Voted at Town Meeting by Connecticut Settlers in 1705 HARVEST IS MENTAL Recalls Ancient Hebrew Custom. When We Are Really Grateful.
The Christian Science Monitor (1908-Current file) - Boston, Mass.
Date: Nov 25, 1908
Start Page: 9
Pages: 1
Abstract (Document Summary)

In the "Outlook" some years ago appeared the story of "A Delayed Thanksgiving." From the records of a Con

necticut town, as quoted, it appears that a town meeting held "Oct. 29, 1705," voted to postpone Thanksgiving for a week from the first Thursday in ...

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