Original Emancipation Proclamation as issued in General Orders #1, Jan. 2, 1863
United States. President (1861-1865: Lincoln)
January 2, 1863
United States. President. A Proclamation by the President of the United States. 1863. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Britton Collection of Early Texas and U.S. Civil War documents, 1597-1903, MS 009. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/22064.