|Description||The pen is a gold nib in a steel and wood holder. The pen comes in a glass top case (.80a).|
|Owned||Thomas C. Manning|
|Made||A. Morton, New York City, New York|
|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