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The Emancipation Proclamation...

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January 03, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1863 

* President Abraham Lincoln
* Emancipation Proclamation
* Freedom for slaves

Although the front page has some great coverage of recent events in the Civil War--including a nice map headed: "The Battle of Murfreesboro"--the prime content is certainly on page 4 where the first column and a bit of the second contain the complete text of the Emancipation Proclamation, headed: "The Proclamation of Emancipation" signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln.
Lincoln announced the freeing of all slaves on September 22, 1862, to take effect January 1, 1863, this printing formally documenting the freedom of slaves is now the law of the land. This is one of the more historically significant documents of the Civil War.
Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

Category: Yankee