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Collection Reference Number GLC02317
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Authority to the Secretary of State to affix the seal of the United States to the pardon of William Edwards
Date 28 March 1861
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Very early authority, dated three weeks after Lincoln's inauguration.
Subjects President  Pardon  Government and Civics  Law  Criminals and Outlaws  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Law; The Presidency
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