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President-Elect Lincoln en route... The Civil War is about to begin..



Item # 624606

February 9, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 9, 1861 

* President elect Abraham Lincoln
* Journey to the White House
* America about to be changed


The front page has the one column headlines including: "IMPORTANT FROM SPRINGFIELD" "Route of the President Elect to Washington" "What Will be Done and What Will Not be Done on the Journey" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "The Deliberations of the Peace Conference" "The Demand for the Surrender of Sumter" "Fort Sumter" and more. Fine content on the Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration as well as the events just preceding the outbreak of the Civil War.
Page 5 has a report mentioning the short-lived Pony Express. Eight pages, very minor foxing, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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