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Broadside with original black crepe

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1865
Medium: 
Paper, silk
Dimensions: 
Mount (mylar encapsulation): 14 x 7 1/2 in. (35.6 x 19.1 cm) Mat: 14 x 7 5/8 in. (35.6 x 19.4 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.AlbertGallatin.Papers
Date Begin: 
1865
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
64934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Archbishop Hughes to Thurlow Weed

Classification: 
Date: 
April 21, 1861
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (21 x 16.5 cm)
Description: 
Gen. Ewen to be promoted to lead the 69th
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.AHMC.Hughes
Date Begin: 
1861
Date End: 
1861
eMuseum Object ID: 
64933
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Petition to Abraham Lincoln for recruitment of black troops

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
ca. 1862
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 9 in., 25 ft (22.9 x 762.2 cm)
Description: 
Undated petition, probably ca. 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.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.Petitions
Bibliography: 
Holzer, Harold and The New-York Historical Society. "The Civil War in 50 Objects." New York: Viking, 2013.
Date Begin: 
1860
Date End: 
1864
eMuseum Object ID: 
64932
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

"Voluntary Relief" ledger

Classification: 
Date: 
1861
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Book: 15.5 x 10 x 2 cm (6 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 13/16 in.) Mount (book cradle): 15 3/4 x 20 x 7 in. (40 x 50.8 x 17.8 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.War1861-1865.UnionDefen
Date Begin: 
1861
Date End: 
1861
eMuseum Object ID: 
64931
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years

Classification: 
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Book: 24.1 x 16.5 x 4.1 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.), 4 volumes
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.CT.L7.S23
Date Begin: 
1939
Date End: 
1939
eMuseum Object ID: 
64930
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Abraham Lincoln: The Prarie Years

Classification: 
Date: 
1926
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Book: 24.1 x 16.5 x 4.8 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 1 7/8 in.), 2 volumes
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.CT.L7.S22
Date Begin: 
1926
Date End: 
1926
eMuseum Object ID: 
64929
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

"Abe" Lincoln's yarns and stories

Classification: 
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Book (closed): 25.4 x 19.4 x 5.1 cm (10 x 7 5/8 x 2 in.)
Description: 
Author: McClure, Alexander K. (Alexander Kelly), 1828-1909. Title: "Abe" Lincoln’s yarns and stories : a complete collection of the funny and witty anecdotes that made Lincoln famous as America’s greatest story teller / with introd. and anecdotes by Alexander K. McClure Publisher: Chicago : The Educational Company, c1901 Description: A-B, xviii, 65-512 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.CT.L7.M24
Date Begin: 
1901
Date End: 
1901
eMuseum Object ID: 
64923
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Indenture of Peter van Dyck and Cornelia, his Wife, Documenting the Administration of Margrieta van Varick's Estate

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
September 4, 1719
Medium: 
Pen and ink on paper, wax
Dimensions: 
Paper: 26 5/8 x 19 1/4 in. (67.6 x 48.9 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.VanCortlandtPapers.vanDyck
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 308-10
Date Begin: 
1719
Date End: 
1719
eMuseum Object ID: 
64922
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Doubleday Journal

Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 12 x 7 x 1/2 in. (30.5 x 17.8 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
The writings of Doubleday, reflecting on his career in the military.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.Doubleday
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
64828
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Terms of Surrender

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Highlight: 
Display this item in the highlights
Date: 
April 9, 1865
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 3/4 x 20 1/4 x 1 in. (37.5 x 51.4 x 2.5 cm)
Description: 
Appomattox C. H. Va. Apl. 9th 1865 Gen. R. E. Lee Comd’g C.S.A. General, In accordance with the substance of my letter to you of the 8th inst. I propose to receive the surrender of the Army of N. Va. on the following terms, to wit; Rolls of all the officers and men to be made in duplicate, one copy to be given to an officer designated by me, the other to be retained by such officer or officers as you may designate. The officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the Government of the United States until properly exchanged and each company or regimental commander sign a like parole for the men of their commands. The arms, artillery and public property to be parked and stacked and turned over to the officer appointed by me to receive them. This will not embrace the side arms of the officers, not their private horses or baggage. This done each officer and man will be allowed to return to their homes not to be disturbed by United States authority so long as they observe their parole and the laws in force where they may reside. Very respectfully U. S. Grant Lt. Gen.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.Grant
Bibliography: 
Holzer, Harold and The New-York Historical Society. "The Civil War in 50 Objects." New York: Viking, 2013.
Date Begin: 
1865
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
64827
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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