Photo, Print, Drawing The first edition of Abraham Lincoln's preliminary emancipation proclamation.

About this Item

Title
The first edition of Abraham Lincoln's preliminary emancipation proclamation.
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Created / Published
Washington, D. C., September 22, 1862
Subject Headings
-  Slavery
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Emancipation Proclamation
-  Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation
-  Broadsides
-  United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Genre
Broadsides
Notes
-  The only known copy.
Medium
12.3 x 18.5 cm.
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.scsm1017
Language
English
Online Format
image
pdf
online text

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Chicago citation style:

Lincoln, Abraham. The first edition of Abraham Lincoln's preliminary emancipation proclamation. United States Washington Washington D.C, 1862. Washington, D. C. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001017/.

APA citation style:

Lincoln, A. (1862) The first edition of Abraham Lincoln's preliminary emancipation proclamation. United States Washington Washington D.C, 1862. Washington, D. C. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001017/.

MLA citation style:

Lincoln, Abraham. The first edition of Abraham Lincoln's preliminary emancipation proclamation. Washington, D. C. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/scsm001017/>.