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Attempt to assassinate Abraham Lincoln...
Item # 650144
February 24, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 24, 1861
* Early attempt to assassinate Abraham Lincoln
* Lincoln's new administration en route
The top of the first column has: "Startling Intelligence" "Sudden Departure of Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Alleged Plot to Assassinate Him" "The Friends of the President Elect Discover it and Hold a Secret Council" "The Night Start for the Capitol" "Safe Arrival in Washington" "The Feeling of the People on the Route" "Mr. Lincoln's First Reception at Washington" .
There is more inside with page 4: "The Journey of a Night--the President Elect Incog." "Mr. Lincoln on the Declaration of Independence" plus the editorial has some content on Lincoln.
Eight pages, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War