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February 12, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1936
* Abraham Lincoln original manuscript found
* Speech from his re-election of 1864
Page 14 has a one column heading: "LOST MANUSCRIPT OF LINCOLN IS FOUND" with subhead and large photostat of the original manuscript of Lincoln's speech on November 10, 1864.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light tonin... See More
June 9, 1832
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 9, 1832 Inside has over half a page headed: "Indian War" which includes a Proclamation from the Rock River, signed by: John Reynolds, noting: "It becomes my duty again to call on you for your services in the defense of your country. The state is not only invaded by the hostile Indians but many of our citizens have been slain in battl... See More
April 15, 1865
CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth
* Early report - while he was still alive
The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" ... See More
February 1, 1864
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1864 The front page has a column wide headlines "The Coming Draft" "Important Order from President Lincoln" "The Draft to be Made on the Tenth of March" "Five Hundred Thousand Men Called for" "Enlistments Not credited to Other Calls to be Subtracted from This". "Order, that a draft for vie hundred thousand... See More
November 21, 1863
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery
It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable Civil War newspaper. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this famous title by Horace Greeley, a Lincoln supporter, and this issue makes for one of the be... See More
September 29, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862
* General David Hunter
* re. his emancipation Proclamation
* President Abraham Lincoln rebuffs
Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln... See More
March 9, 1861
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 9, 1861.
* Abraham Lincoln the new President of the United States
* Several responses to his Inaugural Address
* Gold mining at Pike's Peak
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines inside that include: "The Border States" "Diplomatic Visit To Mrs. Lincoln" "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural in New Orleans" "Effect Of The ... See More
February 22, 1862
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 22, 1862
* Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee
* Slave trader Nathaniel Gordon execution
The dominant feature is the page 4 article: "A DEATH-BLOW AT THE SLAVE-TRADE," with subheads: "EXECUTION OF GORDON" and "HIS ABORTIVE ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE," which tell of the execution of Captain Nathaniel Gordon, who has the distinction of b... See More
February 7, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 7, 1862 The most noteworthy item is found on page 3 under the heading, "LAW INTELLIGENCE," which is provides President Lincoln's warrant refusing to commute Captain Nathaniel Gordon's sentence - although he did provide a few weeks of delay. See images for details.
Of interest is also the front page, somewhat inconspicuous notice, which begins: "... See More
February 24, 1862
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, Feb. 24, 1862 Several columns on both pages 4 and 6 are dedicated to the potential problems surrounding the emancipation of the slaves. References to President Abraham Lincoln's comments made in his annual address as well as those made by Fredrick Douglass are woven in to the discussion. Should they be relocated to another location within the country, are shou... See More
May 20, 1862
THE NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1862 Page one has, "Gen. Hunter's Emancipation Order," followed by, "Proclamation by the President declaring it to be null and void," which includes Hunter's original order, and President Abraham Lincoln's response. This was the controversial situation where Hunter pronounced slaves free in Florida, Georgia & South Carol... See More
April 19, 1864
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864 The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading, "The Baltimore Fair," which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of Washington during his presidency - particularly noteworthy in that it was just a few years earlier a plo... See More
November 11, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864
* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected
* Arming Negroes ?
* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy
Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... See More
February 19, 1876
THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 19, 1876
* Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809)"
* 1st appearance - quite rare
Page 12 has Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809)," which was a piece written exclusively for the New York Herald. While noteworthy, it is certainly one of his shortest poems. The entire text reads: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BOR... See More
November 6, 1863
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 6, 1863
* John Wilkes Booth as an actor
* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre
A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.
While page 2 has various reports on the Civil War, of interest to the collector is the advertisement on page 3, headed: &q... See More
November 10, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860 This is a terrific issue for display as the entire front page is taken up with a nice Winslow Homer illustration of Abraham Lincoln, beardless (see), captioned: Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809." Certainly one of the more desirable issues from the Lincoln era, from before he became president.
There is othe... See More
September 3, 1860
DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 3, 1860 This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Repub... See More
December 19, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, Dec. 19, 1937
* Mount Rushmore construction
* Abraham Lincoln and more
This rotogravure section only has five front page photos related to the construction of Mount Rushmore. (see) Abraham Lincoln's face was dedicated a few months prior.
Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with 14 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More
May 20, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".
Inside has a ful... See More
February 14, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 14, 1862
* Cedar Keys, Florida
* Port Royal, South Carolina
This genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "INTERESTING FROM KEY WEST" "THE UNION FLEET AT WORK" "The Union Expedition to Cedar Keys, Florida" "Rebe... See More
September 19, 1933
NEW YORK TIMES, rotogravure section only, Sept. 19, 1933
* Rarely seen Hitler Youth photo
* Abraham Lincoln head construction
The front page of this section has a photo showing early Hitler Youth marching in front of Adolph Hitler who is giving the Nazi salute. (see) Page 3 has a photo showing Abraham Lincoln's head being carved on Mount Rushmore.
Other topics throughout. Complete with... See More
April 25, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1862
* Elizabeth City, North Carolina
* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia
* Nashville, Tennessee
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Fortress Monroe" "Union Account of the Fight Near Elizabeth City... See More
April 29, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue.
Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Foll... See More
November 4, 1863
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1863 A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.
Page 2 has an innocuous letter signed in type by the President: A. Lincoln, headed: "The Reply of President Lincoln to Governor Bradford" concerning a voting issue. Included also is the letter of Gov.... See More
February 23, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" "... See More
November 28, 1863
ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 28, 1863 This is the volume one, number 14 issue of this military newspaper with subtitle: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces" as printed in the masthead.
Certainly the most significant content is that found on page 5 under the heading: "The Gettysburg Cemetery" which has some particulars of the dedication of it. Included i... See More
March 31, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 31, 1862
* New Madrid, Missouri captured
* Battle of Island Number Ten
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "'NEW MADRID IS OURS'" "Occupation of the Town by Our Forces" "Conflict Between The Gunboats" &... See More
April 30, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1862.
* Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana
* Mississippi River naval engagement
* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS" "Desperate Naval Engagement on the Mississippi... See More
March 31, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 31, 1862
* Jacksonville, Florida captured
* Beaufort, North Carolina
* Humansville, Missouri skirmish
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "News From Gen. Sherman's Division" "Particulars of the Capture of Jacksonville, F... See More
April 18, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1862
* Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee
* Siege of Yorktown
This genuine newspaper has a wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column front page headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From The South" "The Rebels Still Claiming Victory at Pittsburg" "The Siege Of Yorktown" &quo... See More
October 28, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 28, 1861.
* Battle of Ball's Bluff - Virginia
* First Battle of Springfield, Missouri
* Romney, West Virginia
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important from West Virginia" "Defeat of the... See More
November 5, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 5, 1861.
* Gauley Bridge, West Virginia
* General John B. Floyd vs. Rosecrans
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Highly Important News from Western Virginia" "Attack on the Union Forces at Gaul... See More
November 15, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 7, 1861.
* Military movements in Missouri
* American Civil War original
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column heads on the Civil War include: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Missouri" "Active Preparations for a Great Battle of Springfield&q... See More
September 7, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 7, 1861.
* Paducah, Kentucky
* Fort Morgan - North Carolina
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important News from North Carolina" "Fort Morgan, at Ocracoke Inlet, Abandoned by the Rebels" &qu... See More
September 15, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 15, 1861 Front page heads at the top of the first column from the early days of the Civil War: "The Rebellion" "Retreat of the Rebel Army to Manassas" "Grand Balloon Reconnoissance by General Smith" "Important Letter of the President to General Fremont" "Modification of the Proclamation with Regard to the Liberation of t... See More
Item #651533NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 8, 1862 Contains Major-General George McClellan's General Order No. 163 which instructed the officers and troops of the Army of the Potomac to uphold and adhere to President Lincoln's recently delivered Emancipation Proclamation. The order ends with, "In carrying out all measures of public policy this army will, of course, be guided by the sames o... See More
April 1, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1937
* Mary Harlan Lincoln death
* Robert Todd Lincoln's wife
* Abraham's daughter-in-law
The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Lincoln, Widow Of President's Son" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Harlan Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's daughter-in-law.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the d... See More
September 6, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 6, 1864 The front page has 4 orders given by President Abraham Lincoln, each signed in block type: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, the first is for a Day of Thanksgiving for the recent successes of both the army and navy in both Mobile and Atlanta (see images). Additional Civil War related reports are found throughout.
Eight pages, an archival mend to an unrelated inside page, ... See More
July 16, 1871
NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1871
* Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death
* President Abraham Lincoln's son
Near the bottom of the front page is a report from Chicago headed: "Death of 'Tad' Lincoln--His Mother Inconsolable", noting: "Thomas Lincoln, universally known as Tad Lincoln, the youngest son of the late President, died at the Clifton House at Chicago...o... See More
April 12, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865
* Civil War is over speech
* Abraham Lincoln's last public speech
* Presidential proclamation 128
* Just 2 days before his assassination
This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech.
The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" &... See More
Item #650809HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1861 Featured in this issue is an article "A Peep at Washoe" which includes coverage on silver mining, Carson City, Virginia City and much more.
Other articles include "Cast-away in Jamaica" and other additional stories and illustrations included.
Near the back under "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a report... See More
September 3, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 3, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Famous letter to James Conkling
* Defending the Emancipation Proclamation
The ftpg. has the full text of the lengthy & rather famous: "President Lincoln's Letter" to his friend in Springfield, James Conckling, who asked him to speak at a rally there. Lincoln could not attend but sent this rousing l... See More
July 20, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial
* Mary Harris acquitted
* Reconstruction era
The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos).
Other ... See More
May 4, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 4, 1865 All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recently assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. The top of the front page includes column heads; "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "The Funeral Progress" "From Chicago To Springfield" "Scenes and Incidents" "End of the Long Journey" "THE ASSASSINATION" ... See More
April 21, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865
* Congregation Shearith Israel
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Jews mourn the loss of the president
Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention, under the heading "Portuguese Synagogue, Nineteenth Street," of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Isr... See More
November 23, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 23, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg
* Dedication of the battlefield cemetery
Page 2 has a great and very lengthy account of the dedication of the national cemetery at Gettysburg which happened just 4 days previous. Headed: "Consecration Of The National Cemetery", the report provides all the details of the ceremonies. It includes: ... See More
February 27, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 27, 1861
* Lincoln's new administration
The front page reports the ominous events that would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months. Also content on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln with first column headlines including: "The Finale of the Peace Conference", "Movements of Mr. Lincoln", &quo... See More
February 24, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 24, 1861
* Early attempt to assassinate Abraham Lincoln
* Lincoln's new administration en route
The top of the first column has: "Startling Intelligence" "Sudden Departure of Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Alleged Plot to Assassinate Him" "The Friends of the President Elect Discover it and Hold a Secret Council" "The... See More
March 11, 1865
NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, March 11, 1865 Fine coverage of Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration & inaugural address. Keep in mind that this was a racist newspaper in the North, calling itself: "An Anti-Abolition Democratic Paper For White Men" on the back page.
Understanding this, it is interesting to read the ftpg. article: "An Inauguration Scene" which begins: ... See More
June 17, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial
The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with text under the headings: "THE TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Remarkable Evidence as to a Newspaper" "Ben. Wood's News in a Curious Category" "Rebel Gold Supporting a Rebel Organ in New York" and more.
Eight pages, a bit irregular at th... See More
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