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1865 Jefferson Davis is captured...
Item # 582010
May 8, 1865
WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Massachusetts, May 8, 1865
* Jefferson Davis captured (1st report)
* Wife's clothes ?
At the beginning of page 2 is: "Capture Of Jeff. Davis", 'His Attempt to Escape in his Wife's Clothes", 'Several of his Followers, with his Wife and family, also captured." A few other end of war items as well. Note that the date at the top of the front page is in error. It should be May 15 as noted at the top of page 2. Four pages, nice condition.