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Abraham Lincoln Post-Inauguration Activities...
Item # 555787
March 7, 1861
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1861.
* Abraham Lincoln the new President of the United States
* Post inauguration activities
* New Administration settles in
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:
* AFFAIRS OF THE NATION
* Important News From Washington
* PROGRESS OF THE NEW ADMINISTRATION
* The President Disposed to Take Matters Coolly
* Mr. Douglas Defends Mr. Lincoln
* Ex-President Buchanan's Arrival Home
and more. Lots of text.
Other news of the day with pre civil war tensions reporting. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition. 8 pages.