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Object Name PEN
Catalog Number 0985.05.00080
Description The pen is a gold nib in a steel and wood holder. The pen comes in a glass top case (.80a).
Dimensions L-8 inches
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.
People Manning, Thomas C.
Search Terms Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Louisiana Ordinance of Secession, January 26, 1861
Subjects Secession
States' rights