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Abe Lincoln on creating his Cabinet...
Item # 627015
January 6, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 6, 1861
* President-elect Abraham Lincoln
* Creating his cabinet at Springfield
The front page has some reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War.
Page 5 has two-thirds of a column headed: "THE LINCOLN REGIME--News from the Republican Mecca" datelined from Springfield, Illinois. This lengthy article deals with the presumed selection of key men to fill the various Cabinet posts in the Lincoln administration.
Eight pages, some fold foxing, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War