That on the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any state, or designated part of a state, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall... The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine - Page 4121889Full view
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Peter N. Stearns - History - 2008 - 640 pages
...containing, among other things, the following, to wit: "That on the ist day of January, AD 1863, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part...people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the 256 United States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the executive government of the...