Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Frank B. Carpenter” in chapter 1.46, section c.1.46.173, page 380 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...862, says the New York Mail and Express. that Abraham Lincoln formally announced that on the January 1, following, he would declare all slaves free in the States then at war with the government.
To Frank B. Carpenter , the artist, Lincoln gave a very interesting account of the manner in which he prepared and submitted to the cabinet the proclamation.
It had got to be, he said,
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