Lot #18
Abraham Lincoln Slavery Opinion

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Rare Civil War-dated pamphlet entitled “The Opinions of Abraham Lincoln Upon Slavery and Its Issues: Indicated by His Speeches, Letters, Messages, and Proclamations,” 16 pages, 6.25 x 9.75, printed in 1864 by L. Towers “for the Union Congressional Committee.” This historic pamphlet contains 23 printed references containing Lincoln’s thoughts and views on the subject of slavery from June 1858 to December 1863. Included within are Lincoln’s ‘House Divided’ speech, given at Springfield, Illinois, on June 17, 1858; a passage from his inaugural address on March 4, 1861; and the Emancipation Proclamation from January 1, 1863. In very good to fine condition, with light toning, and small pieces of old tape along the right edge of the first page.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #608 - Ended May 12, 2021