|Object Name||Case, Pen|
|Description||Glass top case (.80a) for pen. One end missing and the other half-gone. "January 26, 1861" is written in blue paint on the glass top.|
|Dimensions||H-2 W-9.5 inches|
|Owned||Thomas C. Manning|
|Provenance||Judge Thomas C. Manning used this pen to sign the Louisiana Ordinance of Secession on January 26, 1861 at the state's Secession Convention held in Baton Rouge, making Louisiana the sixth state to secede.|
Manning, Thomas C.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Louisiana Ordinance of Secession, January 26, 1861