THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Nov. 19, 1923

Mr. Coolidge's Week

¶"We have been a most favored people. We ought to be a most generous people. We have been a most blessed people. We ought to be a most thankful people.

"Wherefore, I, Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States, do hereby fix and designate Thursday, the 29th day of November, as Thanksgiving Day. ... In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the United States."— Proclamation made at Washington, D.C.

¶ The President let it be known...

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