Governor Murray Thanksgiving proclamation
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
This printed proclamation was issued by Governor Eli H. Murray 18 November 1884 in response to custom and in obedience to the proclamation of the President of the United States setting aside Thursday November 27 as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer. The proclamations were apparently stamped with the state seal and distributed widely by Arthur L. Thomas, Territorial Secretary. This example was transferred back to Utah from South Dakota.
Received from the I.D. Weeks Library, University of South Dakota in April 2002. That library had Thanksgiving proclamations from states around the country and transferred this one from Utah to the Utah State Archives.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
Archivally processed by A.C. Cone 24 April 2002. It was decided not to microfilm the series unless unanticipated reference demand indicated the necessity.
- Murray, Eli Houston, 1843-1896
- Executive power—Utah.
- Utah—Governors—Powers and duties.
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