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Governor John W. Ellis Proclamation

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-041

Scope and Contents

A copy of a rare broadside calling the North Carolina legislature into special session was issued by Gov. John W. Ellis on April 17, 1861. The session was called as a result of Abraham Lincoln's call to arms "for the invasion of the peaceful homes of the South....." Only one original is known to exist (according to the donor) from which this copy was made.

Dates

  • Creation: 1861 April 17 (photocopy)

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Extent

1 Folder (Contains 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Steve McAllister on February 21, 1985.

Digital Access

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Title
Governor John W. Ellis Proclamation
Status
Completed
Author
Lana Donaldson Taylor
Date
1988
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

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