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Book/Printed Material [Trial issue of the Emancipation proclamation.]

About this Item

Title

  • [Trial issue of the Emancipation proclamation.]

Names

  • Lincoln, Abraham (Author)

Created / Published

  • United States Government, Washington, D. C., January 1, 1863

Headings

  • -  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • -  Emancipation Proclamation
  • -  Broadsides
  • -  United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington

Genre

  • Broadsides

Notes

  • -  This is one of only twelve known copies of the first printing, or "trial issue", of the Proclamation. It preceded the final form, fifty copies of which are known to have been printed, and signed by President Lincoln.

Medium

  • 28 x 44 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Emancipation broadside 31

Source Collection

  • The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

Repository

  • Rare Book And Special Collections Division

Digital Id

Online Format

  • online text
  • image
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Lincoln, Abraham. Trial issue of the Emancipation proclamation. United States Government, Washington, D. C., January 1, 1863. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000957/.

APA citation style:

Lincoln, A. (1863) Trial issue of the Emancipation proclamation. United States Government, Washington, D. C., January 1. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000957/.

MLA citation style:

Lincoln, Abraham. Trial issue of the Emancipation proclamation. United States Government, Washington, D. C., January 1, 1863. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/scsm000957/>.