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Abraham Lincoln, Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861 Speech
New York Times, “The Slave Question,” December 4, 1861 Newspaper
Brigadier General John W. Phelps, Proclamation to "The Loyal Citizens of the Southwest," December 4, 1861 Military record
William H. Seward to George B. McClellan, Contrabands in District of Columbia, December 4, 1861 Executive record
Memorandum by Alexander T. Galt, Canadian diplomat, describing interview with Abraham Lincoln, December 5, 1861 Miscellaneous
Alexander Galt to Amy Galt, Washington DC, December 5, 1861 Letter
Claiborne Fox Jackson to the Soldiers and Fellow-Citizens of Missouri, December 13, 1861 Executive record
Alexandria (VA) Local News, “Runaway and Serious Accident,” December 14, 1861 Newspaper
Abraham Lincoln to Arnold Fischel, December 14, 1861 Letter
Nannie Colwell to James Colwell, December 15, 1861 Letter
Chillicothe (OH) Scioto Gazette, “The World Begins to Know Us,” December 17, 1861 Newspaper
Secretary William H. Seward to General Andrew Porter, Arrest Order for George Wallace Jones, December 19, 1861 Executive record
John H. Wenzel, Postmaster at Ripley, Virginia to Colonel D. Frost, December 21, 1861 Letter
Major-General Henry Wager Halleck, General Order 32, Department of Missouri, December 22, 1861 Military record
Flag Officer William W. McKean to Gideon Welles, Concerning Brigadier-General Phelps' Declaration, December 27, 1861 Military record
Secretary of War Simon Cameron to Brigadier-General George A. McCall, December 28, 1861 Military record
C.E. Hill to Editor, December 29, 1861 Letter
New York Herald, "Settlement of the Trent Difficulty," December 29, 1861 Newspaper
Abraham Lincoln to David Hunter, December 31, 1861 Letter
Herman Merrills Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, January 1, 1862 Letter