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Abraham Lincoln autograph endorsement signed as President, dated 17 March 1865, issuing amnesty to a Confederate soldier according to the Proclamation of Amnesty on 8 December 1863, where Confederates would be given amnesty if they took the oath of allegiance to the United States. Lincoln hand writes, ''Let this man take the oath of Dec. 8, 1863 & be discharged. / A. Lincoln / March 17, 1865''. Clipped endorsement measures approximately 2.75'' x 1.5''. Period writing and piece of mounting tape to verso. Overall very good condition. Bold writing and signature by Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln Autograph Endorsement Signed as President -- Lincoln Issues Amnesty to Confederate Soldier
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