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Collection Reference Number GLC02943.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Certificate of amnesty for Emmanuel Lebreton Deschapelles
Date 24 June 1865
Author Augustin, D. (fl. 1865)  
Additional authors Deschapelles, Emmanuel Lebreton (fl. 1865-1880)
Document Type Legal document
Content Description Signed by Augustin as a United States Commissioner for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Also signed by Emmanuel Lebreton Deschapelles, who swears an oath of allegiance to the Constitution of the United States following the Civil War. Deschapelles vows to " ... faithfully support all laws and proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference to the emancipation of slaves." Contains a five cent stamp. Torn along two creases.
Subjects Reconstruction  Civil War  Military History  Oath  US Constitution  Confederate States of America  Emancipation  Slavery  African American History  
People Augustin, D. (fl. 1865)  Deschapelles, Mrs. Emmanuel Lebreton (fl. 1865-1880)  
Place written New Orleans, Louisiana
Theme The American Civil War; Reconstruction; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition
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