FREEDOM TO ALL PERSONS WITHIN THE TERRITORIES OF THE UNITED STATES", Washington, D.C., June 1862. 1 page, large folio (21¼ x 15¾ inches), ON PARCHMENT, bold decorative calligraphic text at top: "Congress of the United States," engraver's imprint "J.V.N. Throop, D.C." at center, boldly accomplished in manuscript by a clerk, narrow red and blue ruled borders, slight fading, bottom edge chewed.." /> [LINCOLN, Abraham SLAVERY]. Engraved document signed ("G.A. Grow") as Speaker of the House, with secretarial (proxy) signatures of Abraham Lincoln and Vice-President Hannibal Hamlin, and signature of Clerk Enoch Etheridge, "AN ACT TO SECURE <I>FREEDOM</I> TO ALL PERSONS WITHIN THE <I>TERRITORIES</I> OF THE UNITED STATES", Washington, D.C., June 1862. <I>1 page, large folio (21¼ x 15¾ inches)</I>, ON PARCHMENT, <I>bold decorative calligraphic text at top: "Congress of the United States," engraver's imprint "J.V.N. Throop, D.C." at center, boldly accomplished in manuscript by a clerk, narrow red and blue ruled borders, slight fading, bottom edge chewed.</I>. | Christie's