Manuscripts/Mixed Material The state of South Carolina. At a convention an ordinance to dissolve the Union.

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Jamison, D. F.
Dates 1865
Location Charleston
South Carolina
United States
Language English
Subjects Broadsides
Lincoln, Abraham
The state of South Carolina. At a convention an ordinance to dissolve the Union.
Contributor Names
Jamison, D. F. (Creator)
Created / Published
Southworth, George A. & De Baptiste, George., 1865
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  secession
-  Manuscripts
-  Broadsides
-  United States -- Michigan
-  United States -- South Carolina -- Charleston
-  The ordinance. To dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other States united with her under the compact entitled, "The Constitution of the United States of America." We the people of the State of South Carolina, in convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained that the ordinance adopted by us in convention, on the twenty third day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty eight, whereby the Constitution of the United States of America was ratified, and also all acts and parts of acts of the General Assembly of this State, ratifying amendments of the said Constitution are by repealed; and that the union now subsiding between South Carolina and other states, under the name of the "United States of America," is hereby dissolved. Done at Charleston, the twentieth day of December, in the year of our Lord on thousand eight hundred and sixty. [Signed] D. J. Jamison, Delegate from Barnwell[?]. President of Convention.
-  Facsimile with insert: "This scroll of 'treason' was found in the house of Dr. Lamb, Secretary of state."
73 x 60.7 cm.
Call Number
Portfolio 6, no. 13a
Stern catalog 4780
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id

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