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Lincoln's thoughts on political assassination...
Item # 637609
May 31, 1865
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 31, 1865
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Thoughts on political assassination
* Trial of the conspirators - assassins
The front page has an interesting item: "President Lincoln's Opinion About Assassination" which includes: "...do you think the Richmond people would like to have Hannibal Hamlin here any better than myself...If there were such a plot, & they wanted to get at me, no vigilance could keep them out..." and more (see).
Page 4 has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Evidence Against Davis & Breckinridge" "Their; Remarks on the Assassination" & many subheads, taking close to 2 columns.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War