February 27, 1861. February of 1861 President Abraham Lincoln Meets with South Carolina Commissioners Re: Charleston & Fort Sumter
February 27, 1861-Dated Civil War Official US House of Representative Report, Relative to the Correspondence Between President Lincoln and Commissioners for the State of South Carolina, Choice Near Mint February 27, 1861-Dated, Important historical Civil War content US House of Representative Report, 8.75" x 5.5", 12 pages, Report No. 88, 36 Congress, Session 2, House of Representatives. Bound nicely in new acid free modern wrap with label for preservation. Concerns the Commissioners from South Carolina who have come North to meet with President Lincoln. They are demanding that the United States remove all Federal troops from in and around Charleston and if Fort Sumter is surrendered it would not be fired upon, and much more. Item #206
"Resolved, That in the opinion of this House the President had no constitutional power to negotiate with the representatives of the Sate of South Carolina for the surrender of any public property with the limits of that State, and that it is inexpedient for Congress to take any further action in relation thereto."