It applied only to states that had seceded from the United States, leaving slavery untouched in the loyal border states. On the second line, place the name of the county in which you were born, and the state in the third line.
If a minor wants to become emancipated, to join the military for example, they must file a petition with the local Family Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas.
The legal status of the minor may move in and out of emancipation, and most cases do not automatically qualify a minor for emancipation. When it was prepared for binding, it was reinforced with strips along the center folds and then mounted on a still larger sheet of heavy paper.
Most of the ribbon remains; parts of the seal are still decipherable, but other parts have worn off. View in National Archives Catalog President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1,as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war.
In the last line, state where you plan to live if emancipated. As a milestone along the road to slavery's final destruction, the Emancipation Proclamation has assumed a place among the great documents of human freedom.
Written in red ink on the upper right-hand corner of this large sheet is the number of the Proclamation, 95, given to it by the Department of State long after it was signed.