Thanksgiving Primary Source (Origin of Proclamation)

Thanksgiving and primary sources for Lincoln’s Proclamation (If you want to read the letter from Sarah Hale or see pictures / paintings/ and other documents associated with Thanksgiving.
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/thanksgiving/
Religious holiday?
There are several sources here that show how several presidents have called for a “Thanksgiving” such as Washington and I believe Monroe and Kennedy.
(now called Fall Holidays many places)

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