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Collection Reference Number GLC07993
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 
Title Authority to affix the seal to Lincoln's Proclamation
Date 24 September 1862
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Affix the seal to Lincoln's Proclamation (to suspend Writ of Habeas Corpus).
Subjects President  Civil War  Military History  Military Law  Union Forces  Government and Civics  Habeas Corpus  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; 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