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Collection Reference Number GLC00457
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 
Title Appointment of Cephas Brainerd, interim arbitrator (c/s Seward)
Date 6 September 1862
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Partly printed document, countersigned by William H. Seward, appointing Brainerd interim arbiter for the Treaty with Britain suppressing the slave trade. Docketed. With white paper seal. Watermark: Wilcox|Philadelphia.
Subjects President  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  Treaty  African American History  Slavery  Maritime  Law  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Seward, William H. (1808-1872)  Brainerd, Cephas (fl. 1862)  
Place written Washington
Theme Foreign Affairs; The Presidency; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Notes: Not in Basler.
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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