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    Civil War Proclamation Oath Issued to James Edwards. One partially printed page, 7.75" x 6.25", Perry, Alabama; August 31, 1865. The Amnesty Oath reads, "I, James Edwards, do solemnly swear in the presence of Almighty God, that I will hereafter faithfully support, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the States thereunder; and that I will in like manner, abide by and support all Laws and Proclamations which have been made during the existing Rebellion with reference to the Emancipation of Slaves; So help me God." Andrew Johnson's proclamation of amnesty and reconstruction was issued in conjunction with two similar proclamations issued by Lincoln on December 8, 1863 and March 26, 1864.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with light edge toning and soiling. Right edge is slightly uneven.


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