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Collection Reference Number GLC00030
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 
Title Authorization for the Secretary of State to affix the United States seal to President Lincoln's proclamation
Date 19 November 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description A docket in pencil indicates that this document refers to a proclamation to lift a blockade from ports in Virginia and Florida. This document is printed and all handwritten text is underlined.
Subjects President  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  Lincoln's Cabinet  Law  Union Forces  Navy  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Seward, William Henry (1801-1872)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Government & Politics; The Presidency; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information William H. Seward served as Secretary of State 1861-1869.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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