This document expresses that President Lincoln did have some interest in abolishing slavery. What made this emancipation effective is he established it where he had power and support to do so. He did not pass this as an executive order,
This document shows how the Emancipation Proclamation progressed over time. It implies that President Lincoln had thought military emancipation necessary before the Great Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.
This document reflects President Lincoln's disapproval of General Fremont's Proclamation and actions he took to change the situation. This document shows President Lincoln's trust and respect for General Hunter, and the expectation of following…
This letter allows insight of President Lincoln's honest reflection of General Fremont's Proclamation. The idea was set in his head, and this document elaborates what he would change and why the Fremont Proclamation is not permissable.