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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 70 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 61 1 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 2 34 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 32 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 26 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 22 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 20 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 18 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 3. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 14 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 14 0 Browse Search
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w York Herald, dated November 30th, 1860, contains the startling intelligence that of the previous day, being Thanksgiving day, Mr. Lincoln, like the rest of Anglo-Saxon mankind, feasted on a roast turkey, and, having special cause to thank his Maker, attended devine service." "In this electrifying piece of intelligence, the Turkey," as is meet and proper, is mentioned , and "divine service" last. We pass over the pardonable characteristic self-con that all "Anglo-Saxon mankind" were keeping Thanksgiving and eating turkey on the 29th day of November last, whereas, with the exception of a few Yankee Doodle States, composing an infinitesimal portion of the Anglo-Saxon family, their Thanksgiving day is unknown, and turkeys kept for Christmas. But it is a common notion of New England, that it is the hub of the whole of the creation, the axis of the entire universe, and that when it thanks God that it is not as other men, everybody else is doing the same. The great point, however,