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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.

Discounted (as shown) by 20% through May14, 2014!

Category: Pre-Civil War

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