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

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Title
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
Genre
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Broadsides
Notes
-  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/Physical Location
Emancipation broadside
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Repository
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm0921
Online Format
online text
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Chicago citation style:

Lincoln, Abraham, and William Seward. [First emancipation proclamation, Facsimile]. January 4, 1864. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000921/. (Accessed April 23, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Lincoln, A. & Seward, W. (1864) [First emancipation proclamation, Facsimile]. January 4. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000921/.

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Lincoln, Abraham, and William Seward. [First emancipation proclamation, Facsimile]. January 4, 1864. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000921/>.