Thanksgiving day quotes. c.n. douglas, comp. 1917. forty 1000 quotes: prose and poetical
WHEREAS, It’s the duty of Nations to understand the Providence of Almighty God, to obey his Will, to appreciate his Benefits, and humbly to implore his Protection and Favour: And whereas each house of Congress have, by their joint Committee, requested me To recommend to folks from the U . s . STATES, each day of PUBLIC THANKSGIVING and PRAYER, to become observed by acknowledging with grateful Hearts the numerous Signal Favours of Almighty God, especially by affording them an chance peaceably to determine a kind of Government for his or her Safety and Happiness.
Now, THEREFORE, I actually do recommend and assign THURSDAY the Twenty-Sixth Day’s November next, to become devoted through the People of those States, towards the Service of this great and glorious Being, who’s the beneficent Author of all of the good which was, that’s, or that’ll be: That people will then all unite in rendering unto him our sincere and humble thank you for his kind Care and Protection of those of the Country before their being a Nationfor the signal and manifold Mercies, and also the favourable Interpositions of his Providence within the Course & Conclusion from the late Warfor the truly amazing Amount of Tranquility, Union, and lots, which we’ve since enjoyedfor the peaceable and rational Way we’ve bean enabled to determine Constitutions of presidency for the Safety and Happiness, especially the nation’s one now recently institutedfor the civil and non secular Liberty that we’re fortunate, and also the means we’ve of obtaining and diffusing helpful knowledgeand generally, for the great as well as other Favours that they hath been very happy to confer here.
As Well As, that people will then unite in many humbly offering our Hopes and supplications towards the great Lord and Ruler of Nations, and beseech him to pardon our National along with other Transgressionsto enable all of us, whether in private or public Stations, to do our several and relative Responsibilities correctly and punctuallyto render our national Government a Blessing to everyone, by constantly as being a government of wise, just and Constitutional Laws and regulations, directly and faithfully obeyedto safeguard and guide all Sovereigns and nations, (especially for example have proven kindness unto us) and also to bless all of them with good Government, Peace and Concordto promote the Understanding and exercise of true Religion and Virtue, and also the increase of Science included in this and usand generally to allow unto all mankind this type of Amount of temporal Success because he alone knows to become best.
Given under my Hands in the Town of New You are able to, the 3rd Day’s October, around in our Lord One 1000 Seven-hundred and 80-Nine.