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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Petition of Citizens of New York to Abraham Lincoln, undated [circa 1862], page .
Undated petition, probably circa 1862, to United States President Abraham Lincoln from citizens of New York requesting that the governor of New York be authorized to raise a number of regiments composed wholly or partly of African American troops, including the signatures and addresses of petitioners. In scroll form, appproximately 25 feet long. Printed document signed.
Mss Collection - BV Petitions
New York (N.Y.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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