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Collection Reference Number GLC02536
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Amnesty proclamation and third annual message of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States ...
Date 9 December 1863
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Title continues, " ... read in Congress, December 9, 1863." Early printing of the Amnesty Oath of December 8, 1863 which offered pardons to Confederates who would take a loyalty oath to the Constitution and to the Union of States. His third annual message presented a program for Reconstruction for the first time. With bookplate and deaccession stamp of Minnesota Historical Society on front cover.
Subjects Amnesty  President  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  Civil War  Union Forces  Confederate States of America  Military History  Oath  Pardon  Reconstruction  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; Government & Politics; Reconstruction
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945