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Lincoln's trip to Washington... no escort... no office seekers...
Item # 559124
January 28, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, from New York, dated January 28, 1861
* Abraham Lincoln leaves home for the White House
* Has no escort nor office seekers
On page 5 under "Mr. Lincoln's Departure For Washington" is a report datelined "Springfield, Jan. 27, 1861" that says:
* It is now positively settled that Mr. Lincoln will depart for Washington on the 11th of February.....
See the photo for the complete text.
Other news of the day throughout with much more on Lincoln.
Light browning on vertical fold, otherwise in very good condition.