Primary source article chronicling the celebrations of African-Americans to the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863.
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An anonymous editorial letter in the London Times speaking against the Emancipation Proclamation.
A letter from Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State, William Seward, to Charles Francis Adams, Ambassador to England explaining Lincoln’s rationale for...
A draft of the Emancipation Proclamation that Lincoln read to his cabinet on July 22, 1862.