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Lincoln, Abraham. Lincoln extends the blockade of Southern Ports to Virginia and North Carolina. The Union officially begins the Civil War

Lincoln, Abraham. Lincoln extends the blockade of Southern Ports to Virginia and North Carolina. The Union officially begins the Civil War

Lincoln, Abraham. Lincoln extends the blockade of Southern Ports to Virginia and North Carolina. The Union officially begins the Civil War

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM

PARTIALLY LITHOGRAPHED DOCUMENT SIGNED ("ABRAHAM LINCOLN") AS 16TH PRESIDENT, BEING THE ORDER TO SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM SEWARD TO AFFIX THE SEAL TO HIS PROCLAMATION ESTABLISHING BLOCKADE THE PORTS OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA


One page (10 x 8 in.; 250 x 200 mm), on a bifolium of blue embossed stationery, text in clerk's hand and two emendations (with Lincoln having over-written the date of the order, altering the original 25th April to the 27th), Washington, 27 April 1861; small stab holes along left margin, else fine. In modern morocco case.


Lincoln extends the Blockade of Southern Ports to Virginia and North Carolina — the Union Officially Begins the Civil War 



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