Artifacts

Creator

Salmon P. Chase

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Creator Role

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Description

This circular letter was issued by Salmon P. Chase just three weeks after Fort Sumpter was fired upon and the Southern coastal blockades were in effect. Abraham first instituted the blockade on 19 April 1861 by proclamation. The broadside is folded with a blank inside and is moderately browned.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

2 May 1861

Measurement

8 1/16 X 9 15/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)

Inscription

verso, inscribed at right: Circular Letter from / Sect Chase to Surveyors

Creation Location

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

Work Type

circular letter

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

8319

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.

Circular: To Collectors, Surveyors, and other Officers of the Customs, on the Northern & North-western waters of the United States.

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