Today's installment concludes Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, the name of our combined selection from John Hay and by John G. Nicolay and
That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State . .
Fame is due Mr. Lincoln, not alone because he decreed emancipation, but because events so shaped themselves under his guidance as to render the
In these extracts we have the President's outline explanation of the legal validity of the proclamation. Continuing Lincoln's Emancipation
I am naturally antislavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. I cannot remember when I did not so think and feel. Continuing Lincoln's
Mr. Lincoln took the various manuscript notes and memoranda which his Cabinet advisers brought him on the 31st of December, and during that afternoon
The criticisms submitted by Mr. Chase were quite long and full, and since they suggested the most distinctive divergence from the President's plan . .
From the manuscript letters and memoranda we glean more fully the modifications of the amendments proposed by the several members of the
This series has nine easy 5 minute installments. This first installment: President’s Message to Congress. Introduction Lincoln’s Emancipation of