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Brief and to the Point.

--Proclamation by Abe Lincoln:

"Louisiana is a free State."

(Signed)
Abe Lincoln.
(Countersigned)N. P. Banks.
Endorsement on the Proclamation.
"Disapproved."
(Signed)E. Kirby Smith.
Cane Creek, April 1.

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