Slave states and free states Abraham Lincoln The United States Constitution of did not use the word "slavery" but included several provisions about unfree persons. Article I, Section 9 allowed Congress to pass legislation to outlaw the "Importation of Persons", but not until
We offer two huge ballots for the election, one for Lincoln and another for Douglas. Included also is another ballot for the Democratic candidate for Governor and for other state offices in Massachusetts, 2 ballots. Douglas ballot very fine, state ballot some archival repair on verso The speech is incomplete thus our asking price is just for the signature that could be easily removed A tribute to Lincoln including many of his letters, blue paper wraps, near mint condition.
These medals or election badges are usually damaged in some way either by emulsion damage, scratches, or one side darker than the other due to storage over the years.
This one is spectacular and the nicest we have offered over the years! A rare opportunity of obtain a superb example This image was taken on the Brady studio on Sunday, February 24th, by Alexander Gardner, one of five poses he took that day using a three lens camera.
Listed by Otendorf as OA [see Ostendorf page 77]. A seated formal photograph of a tired looking President weary after recent travels. Very fine with excellent contrast Both images are clear with the typical darker cast to the ferrotypes, some wear to the donut but still retain the decorative trim.
Both were Candidates for the Constitutional Union Party in This is a rare format as these are usually seen in the complete brass case. Lists the delegates from all 15 Districts including James L.
Kemper and Eppa Hunton who were future Confederate Generals. Breckenridge and Lane ran on the Southern Democratic Party ticket which came in 2nd behind D Lincoln in the electoral vote. This is a rare ballot for that famous election. Paper is crisp, light age tone Unusual photo of Lincoln, good contrast.
Used during the election campaign of as Lincoln ran against three other candidates Unusually nice, good contrast, possibly the scarcest of the four candidates and in above average condition Included from left to right tracing his life and death are the following: A remnant of wood from the execution scaffold.
This custom framed collection Due to a conflict with the bishop of Chicago he was excommunicated from the Catholic Church in His bizarre condemnations of the Catholic Church such as he claimed that the church was pagan, that Roman Catholics worship the Virgin Mary, that its theology spoils the Gospel and that its theology is anti-Christian.
He also claimed that the Vatican had planned to take over the United States by importing Catholic immigrants from Ireland, Germany and France. After the fall court term, Spink applied for a change of venue to the court in Urbana. Abraham Lincoln was then hired by Chiniquy to defend him.
The case was ended in the fall court session by agreement. He later joined the American Presbyterian Church  and soon fell in disfavor with that religious group. Within two years, Chiniquy was in trouble with the Presbytery of Chicago over his administration of charity funds and a college.
Through apparent mutual agreement, he later joined the Canadian Presbyterian Church. John Brown May 9, - December 2, was a white American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. The display comes with sound provenance from noted expert Charles HamiltonThe ministry of Chris Kratzer.
To be sure, there are good people doing good things within American Christianity. My Children, Father, Thy forgiveness need; Alas!
their hearts have only place for tears! Forgive them, Father, ev’ry wrongful deed, And every sin of those four bloody years; And give them strength to bear their boundless loss, And from their Continue reading →. The Museum of the Bible showcases 19th-century proslavery and antislavery arguments based in Scripture.
(Julie Zauzmer/The Washington Post). The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, It changed the federal legal status of more than million enslaved African Americans in the designated areas of .
A unique set of Emancipation papers for a slave family freed by Cassius M. Clay dated in January Three separate emancipation papers 8" X 10" all written on vellum. Emancipation Proclamation On September 22, , Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, issued the first, or preliminary, Emancipation Proclamation.
In this document he warned that unless the states of the Confederacy returned to the Union by January 1, , he would declare their slaves to .