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Item # 580766
April 25, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York , April 25, 1861
This newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. The front page carries the column headline "THE WAR" "The Seventh Regiment on His Way to New York" "A Special Messenger on His Way to New York" "Jefferson Davis and Gen. Beauregard in Richmond" "Arrangements for an Attack on the National Capital" "Thirty-five Thousand Rebel Troops on the March" "Necessity for More Northern Troops" "The Passage of Troops from Annapolis to Washington Secured" "ARRIVAL OF THE BALTIC AT OLD POINT" "SCARCITY OF PROVISIONS IN WASHINGTON" "Interviews Between Marylanders and the President" "IMPORTANT SPEECH OF SENATOR DOUGLAS" "KENTUCKY WILL REMAIN NEUTRAL" "NEWS FROM FORT PICKENS" "Departure of Troops from New York" "IMPORTANT FROM WASHINGTON" "The Very Latest from the National Capital" and much more.
Complete in twelve 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. Minor spine wear, a small area of damp staining above the masthead, otherwise in good condition.