Pen used by Abraham Lincoln to sign the Emancipation Proclamation
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President Lincoln presented the pen to abolitionist George Livermore, through Senator Charles Sumner, in January 1863. Col. William R. Livermore gave it to the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1911.