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Garrison, W. L and I. Knapp etc. (1831-1865) Liberator. [Vol. 32, no. 39 (September 26, 1862)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06107.48 Author/Creator: Garrison, W. L and I. Knapp etc. (1831-1865) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Newspaper Date: 26 September 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 60.5 x 44.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Prints Lincoln's first Emancipation Proclamation. Said to be the first printing of the proclamation in an abolitionist newspaper. Headline reads "Proclamation of Emancipation - Freedom of the Slaves in Rebellious States on the First Day of January." Peninsula campaign, the draft and contrabands. Inscription "J. Cullanan Jr."

People: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
W.L. Garrison & I. Knapp (publishers), 1831-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesEmancipation ProclamationEmancipationPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentSlaveryAfrican American HistoryAbolitionConscriptionContrabands

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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