The Emancipation Proclamation
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Two black teamsters duel on the front page; the text of the Emancipation Proclamation is printed on page 2; the execution of 38 Indian murderers at Mankato, Minnesota on page 4, Thomas Nast centerfold: “The War in the West, the War in the Border States,” [EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION].
Newspaper. Harper’s Weekly
, January 17, 1863. 16 pp., complete, disbound. Image shown is a sample. To request an image of the copy currently available please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Inventory #H 1-17-1863
Also, illustrations: Winslow Homer, “A Shell in the Rebel Trenches”; a map of Mississippi; the “Reception of the Authorities of New Orleans by General Butler”; “General Bank’s Forces Landing at Baton Rouge, Louisiana”; “Brigadier General James Blunt”; “Brigadier General John M’Neil”; and a cartoon of a black man celebrating his emancipation by declaring himself no longer part of a farm’s livestock, but instead a man.