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Frank and Virginia Williams
This is a facsimile of the handwritten first draft of the Emancipation Proclamation as shown to the cabinet in July, 1862. The facsimile covers pages 402-404 of volume six of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay. The caption above reads "Facsimile (From the Original Ms. In Possession of the Authors) of the First Draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, Shown to the Cabinet in July 1862."
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Slaves--Emancipation
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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E457 .N653 2011 V.6, pages 402-404, Original Documents and Original photographs in Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln , Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries