Creator

Date Original

1861

Description

This collection contains a printed issue of the 1861 Abraham Lincoln proclamation.

Biographical/Historical Note

Abraham Lincoln issued this proclamation after the secession of the southern slave states in 1861. This proclamation calls for the end of "Commercial intercourse with the Rebel States" and sets up the Union blockade of all southern ports.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.044.001

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Abraham Lincoln proclamation, SMC.044.001

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Abraham Lincoln proclamation, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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