Creator

Date Original

1861 March 2-16

Description

This collection consists of one joint resolution of U.S. Congress for approval of Amendment to the U.S Constitution, dated March 2, 1861; one certificate of document for Constitutional Amendment, signed by William Seward, U.S. Secretary of State, dated March 13, 1861; one letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Arkansas Governor, dated March 16, 1861.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Seward (1801-1872) was U.S. Secretary of State from 1861-1869 and also served as governor of New York and a U.S. Senator. Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was a statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States. Henry Massey Rector (1816-1899) was the sixth governor of Arkansas, serving from 1860-1862.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one joint resolution of U.S. Congress for approval of Amendment to the U.S Constitution, dated March 2, 1861; one certificate of document for Constitutional Amendment, signed by William Seward, U.S. Secretary of State, dated March 13, 1861; one letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Arkansas Governor, dated March 16, 1861.

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.087.004

Resource Type

Text

Collection

U.S. Constitutional Amendment papers, 1861, SMC.087.004

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

U.S. Constitutional Amendment papers, 1861, 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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