The University of North Carolina Press
The Question of Lincoln and Emancipation ReassessedAbraham Lincoln patiently indicated to Senator Charles Sumner, who urged emancipation immediately after Fort Sumter fell, that emancipation would be unconstitutional because, because presidents possessed no constitutional power t....
Williams, Frank J.
"A LOOK AT LINCOLN: Lincoln's Proclamation: Emancipation Reconsidered,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 12
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol12/iss1/20