Image ID
ICHi-032499
Headline
Abraham Lincoln's order to affix seal to the Emancipation Proclamation
Date Created
January 1, 1863
Creator
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Creator Role
author
Artwork/Object Depicted
manuscripts (document genre)
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-032499
Inventory Number
2001.1551.1
Storage Location
Lincoln Collection (2001.155.1)
Acquisition Source
Purchased by the Society
Funding Note
John and Jeanne Rowe Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln Collection, patron
Max Pixels - Height
5929
Max Pixels - Width
4785
KEYWORDS
i32499
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Emancipation Proclamation
2001.1551.1
manuscripts (document genre)
slavery
Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872
Lincoln at 200
abraham lincolns order to affix seal to the emancipation proclamation

January 1, 1863 order signed by Abraham Lincoln directing Secretary of State William H. Seward to affix the United States seal to the Emancipation Proclamation, Washington, D.C. This is the written Executive Statement that set the Emancipation Proclamation into effect.

January 1, 1863 order signed by Abraham Lincoln directing Secretary of State William H. Seward to affix the United States seal to the Emancipation Proclamation, Washington, D.C. This is the written Executive Statement that set the Emancipation Proclamation into effect.

1/5/2012