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Freedom for the slaves. [from the Baltimore sun, November 2, 1897.] How President Lincoln was brought to the Point of issuing his proclamation. It was in the closing days of September, 1862, 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, midsummer,
ed the following Monday.
An incident of the last-mentioned cabinet meeting not mentioned by Lincoln was related to Mr. Carpenter by Secretary Chase.
The President, he said, began by remarking th r. Chase, who was sitting near him. He asked the President if he correctly understood him.
Mr. Lincoln replied: I made a solemn vow before God that if General Lee were driven back from Pennsylvani