Manuscripts/Mixed Material First emancipation proclamation, [Facsimile.]

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Lincoln, Abraham
Seward, William
Dates 1864
Location Albany
New York
United States
Language English
Subjects Broadsides
Emancipation Proclamation
Lincoln, Abraham
Smith, Gerrit
First emancipation proclamation, [Facsimile.]
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Seward, William (Author)
Created / Published
January 4, 1864
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Emancipation Proclamation
-  fundraising
-  Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)
-  Correspondence
-  Manuscripts
-  Broadsides
-  United States -- New York -- Albany -- Albany
-  This original and draft of the first Emancipation Proclamation as described below by the Assistant Secretary of State was presented to the Albany Army Relief Bazaar in Feb. 1864, and brought the sum of $1,000 for its funds. It became the property of Gerrit Smith, who presented it to the United States Sanitary Commission in 1865, it was purchased by vote of the Legislature of the Commission for $1,000, and ordered to be deposited in the State Library. Albany, 1865.
Call Number
Emancipation broadside
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id

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