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Collection Reference Number GLC07083
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Authority to affix seal to additional article to slave trade treaty with Britain
Date 5 March 1863
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Government document; Legal document
Content Description Partially printed document. Lincoln signs an official State Department warrant ordering the Secretary of State to affix the Great Seal of the United States to "my ratification of the Additional Article to the slave trade treaty between the United States and Great Britain, of the 7th April 1862." Written in a secretarial hand.
Subjects President  Civil War  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Government and Civics  Diplomacy  Treaty  Slavery  Slave Trade  African American History  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Foreign Affairs; The Presidency; Government & Politics
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
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