Artifacts

Creator

Gideon Welles

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Creator Role

author

Description

The broadside contains an order penned by Gideon Welles announcing the death of President Abraham Lincoln and directing that a badge of mourning be worn for six months and that all flags be flown at half-mast. This particular copy is clean, but does have a light crease down its center.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Measurement

4 15/16 X 8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top right: [illegible signature]

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

broadside

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

See Collection Documentation Box 1, Folder 8000-8999.

ID

8322

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

General Order No. 51.

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