Facsimile of Surrender Document

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Facsimile of Surrender Document
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2015/04/06/surrender_at_appomattox_grant_s_surrender_terms_drafted_by_ely_parker.html
This original draft of Grant’s surrender terms was preserved by Ely S. Parker, a Seneca Indian engineer with legal training who was an assistant adjutant-general on Grant’s staff. Parker was present at the surrender and provided Grant with a manifold book (a cousin of the carbon copy notebook, which yielded three duplicates of handwritten documents) to use in composing his terms. This yellow draft copy came from that book


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