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Maine Legislature

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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

C368630-F054

Description

Act by the Maine Legislature to ratify the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution, formally abolishing slavery in the United States and passed by Congress on January 31, 1865.

Exact Creation Date

2-7-1865

Language

English

Location

Augusta; Kennebec County

Disciplines

Civil Rights and Discrimination | Constitutional Law | Law

1865 Act to Ratify 13th Amendment

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