Thanksgiving Proclamation

The Library of Congress American Memory Project contains materials from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, that chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America. You can read the thanksgiving proclamation of 1782 issued by Congress here. Other collections of documents include the US Congressional Documents and Debates,1774-1875 at the Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation page, and the Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789 at the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention page.