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Collection Reference Number GLC01571
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 
Title Abraham Lincoln to E. Malhiot on delaying vote in Louisiana until slavery is abolished
Date 19 June 1863
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Malhiot, E.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Signed as President, insisting that Louisiana will not be allowed to have an election until the new state constitution abolishes slavery. Demonstrates the hardening of Lincoln's attitude towards slavery. Basler, Roy P. The Collected Works Of Abraham Lincoln. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1953), Vol. VI 1862 - 1863, p. 287 - 289.
Subjects State Constitution  Election  President  Civil War  Military History  Slavery  African American History  Military Law  Abolition  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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