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President-elect Lincoln en route... Departs from Springfield...
Item # 620487
February 22, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1861
* President elect Abraham Lincoln
* Journey to the White House
The front page has much content concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield to Washington, D.C. At this point he is heading from New York City to Philadelphia, with heads including: "The Presidential Progress" "Departure of Mr. Lincoln and Party from New York" "The Receptions at Jersey City, Newark, Trenton and Philadelphia" "Immense Turnout of the Jersey Blues" "The Address of Welcome & Mr. Lincoln's Replies" "Great Excitement & Enthusiasm" " What May be Expected from Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural".
This text takes almost the entire front page, with subheads including: "The Reception at Newark" "The Trip Between Newark & Trenton" "Mr. Lincoln's Reception at Philadelphia" "The Trip Between Trenton & Phila." "Speech of Mayor Henry" "Mr. Lincoln's Reply" "Mr. Lincoln's Balcony Speech" "Speech of Mr. Lincoln in the Assembly" and more.
Eight pages and in very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War