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Much on Lincoln as he heads to Washington...



Item # 596814

February 18, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 

* Abraham Lincoln as the president elect
* His journey to Washington D.C.


Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards"  "The Southern Confederacy".
Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the editorial page concerning his trip towards Washington, and with one paragraph beginning: "In the event of a final & ultimate dissolution of the Union--of an irrevocable withdrawal of the Southern from the Northern portion of the confederacy--it will be found, in the end, that the slaveholding have every advantage over the non-slaveholding States..." with more (see for portions).
Plus there is a column with heads: "Movements of Mr. Lincoln" "The President Elect Attends Church with Ex-President Fillmore--Arrangements for His Reception in Albany--His Journey to New York--The Excitement Along the Route" "The Fugitive Slave Anderson--Decision in the Case" and more. Much editorial commentary concerning Lincoln.
Eight page, a bit irregular at the blank spine, generally nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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