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184438

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral New York City PROCESSION 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214727051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession * New York City - Black mourning borders Nearly three-quarters of the first column on page one is taken up with related headlines, including: "OUR TRIBUTE" "Obsequies To Abraham Lincoln" "Scenes In City Hall" "The Procession" "One of the Most Imposing Displays the World Ever Saw" "The Dead March" "The Funeral Car" "The Multitude Uncover as It Passes Along the Route" and much more. The very extensive reporting carries to the inside and back pages. All columns are black bordered with "mourning rules" in memory of Lincoln. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:02

$137.00
183918

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL & John Wilkes Booth Letter 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392918908183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * John Wilkes Booth letter re. plot This is one of the more displayable issues on the funeral of Abraham Lincoln printed just 5 days after his death. Uncommonly large type used in the one column headlines which take two-thirds of the first column on the front page (see), beginning with: "THE RITES" "OBSEQUIES to the LAMENTED DEAD" and also including: "Solemn Scenes at the White House" "The Funeral Cortege" "Ceremonies In New York" "Outpouring OF The People" "The Remains of the Late President to Pass Through New York" plus there is also: "Booth Discovered" "He is Seen on a Train Near Reading, but Escapes" "Important Letter from the Assassin" "The ... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:13

$188.00
184406

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL w/ Black Mourning Borders 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373210371800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination funeral * Black mourning column borders Over half of the first column on the front page is taken up with a nice series of headlines concerning the death & funeral of President Abraham Lincoln, who died just 3 days previous. Some of the heads include: "MOURNING" "Further Details of the Terrible Tragedy at Washington" "Important Statements of Eye-witnesses" "The Deliberate Character of the Crime Fully Established" "A Well Planned 'Conspiracy" "Arrest of One of the Assassins" "The Funeral Preparations" and more. There are some additional & similar headlines on the back page as well.  Obviously a tremendous amount of reporting from this early date after the ... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2020 09:50

$129.99
183533

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Jewish Synagogues Services 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898661074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 * Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services * Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * Black mourning borders Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue," and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black. It is quite unusual to find front page mentions of Lincoln memorial services held at synagogues. Among the additional one column headlines on the front page are: "IN STATE," "THE DEAD BODY IN THE CAPITAL," "THE GUARD OF HONOR," "An Immense Number of Citizens View the Remains," "The Pr... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:58

$825.00
183359

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373129814146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15. And when it comes to graphic appeal, I would suggest that this edition of the 16th surpasses that of the 15th. All columns on all 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Almost the entire first column of the front page is taken up with headlines on the assassination and the reaction of the nation, including: "OUR LOSS" "The Great National Calamity" "DEATH of the PRESIDENT" "Sad Details of the Terrible Event" "T... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:41

$1,765.00
183228

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373123540748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York May 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events he ftpg. has a nice stack of column heads on the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, with: "The Conspiracy" "Progress of the Secret Trials at Washington" "Reverdy Johnson Said to Have Agreed to Defend Mrs. Surratt" "Interesting Story of the Arrest of Louis Payne the Assailant of Secretary Seward" "How the N.Y. Detectives Succeeded in Tracking Him" "Scene In Mrs. Surratt's House" "An Unpublished Chapter in the History of the Conspiracy" and even more. The lengthy coverage carries over to the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:03

$29.00
183141

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121163977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Not only this event but this title remain among the most desired by collectors; a very significant event in American history reported by one of the most respected newspapers in the country. The first column heads tell it all: "AWFUL EVENT" "President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin" "The Deed Done at Ford's Theatre Last Night" "The Act Of A Desperate Rebel" "Details Of the Dreadful Tragedy". One can only imagine the horror of finding this report in the morning paper at a time when the nation should have been in celebration of the end of the Civil War. The report has much detail with various timed dispatches... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:26

$2,450.00
182705

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863979352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and, Like His Accomplice Booth, Takes to the Woods" "He is Pursued & Forced to a Stand" "He Shows Fight & Flourishes a Dagger in the Style of the Assassin of the President" and more. The details of this historic report take up fully half of the front page. The balance of pg. 1 is taken up with other end-of-war items. Most of an inside page is taken up with testimony of the trial of the c... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:00

$75.00
182075

Assassination of ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Conspirators & Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839408804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's conspirators * Kirby Smith continues rebellion The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Continuation of the Secret Military Trial at Washington" "How the Prisoners Are Confined" "Description of the Cells in Which They are Placed" and more. This is the trial of those who conspired to assassination President Lincoln and others. Also on the ftpg: "Kirby Smith Don't Want to Give Up" "He Denounces Lee's Surrender" Eight page, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:05

$31.00
181857

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Funeral Train Arrives in New York City 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072316225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Remains in New York City * Civil War closing events All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession to the City Hall" "Scene of Sadness & Sorrow" "Incidents of the Obsequies" & much more. Further reporting on the funeral on pages 4, 5 and 8 including: "The Assassins" "The President's Murder Organized in Canada & Approved at Richmond: "SHERMAN" "Capture of Macon, Ga." "Honors to the Mart... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:31

$110.00
181245

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Ford's Theatre 1865 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050980404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred. As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most sought-after because of their proximity to Washington and the stature of big city newspapers, they pale in comparison to a newspaper from the city where the assassination happened. In our 43 years in the rare newspaper business we may have offered 3 or 4 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. This is a Sunday issue so the reportin... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:17

$2,400.00
180783

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031600752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * From our nation's capital Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it is from the city where the assassination happened. A notable--and very uncommon--graphic on the front page is the black-bordered cameo print of Abraham Lincoln (see), with all columns on all 8 pages black-bordered in memory of Lincoln. The first column on the ftpg. has heads on the funeral ceremonies with the more significant & historic headlines found on pages 2 & 7 including: "THE ASSASSINATION OF THE PRESIDENT" "The Terrible Details" "... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:02

$1,275.00
180549

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765603220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth This newspaper had already set their front page Civil War reports when the news of Lincoln's assassination came in causing them to report the tragic news on an inside page. The photos show the page four column heads stating that President Lincoln had been shot. Included are twelve dispatches which chronicle the events and provides various particulars based on the best reports available. At press time this newspaper still reports Lincoln being alive. The first dispatch, dated "Friday, April 14, 1865", simply states: "The President was shot in a theatre tonight, and perhaps mortally wounded." Each subs... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:21

$878.00
179636

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination William T. Sherman Returns CIVIL WAR1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Black mourning borders * William T. Sherman returns All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People" and "Events Subsequent To The Surrender". Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial to Commence Today" "The President's Proclamation Gone South" "The Flight of Jeff Davis" with more on the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$72.00
179573

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981892833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title - closing events * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of h... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$188.00
179116

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696264721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Springfield, Illinois funeral train All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head Rebel" "He Leaves Charlotte, N.C. on the 25th" "Stoneman Close On His Heels" and also on the ftpg: "The Harris Trial" "Evidence Against the Accused" "He Advises Rebel Soldiers Not to Take the Oath" and more. Inside pages have various items concerning the Lincoln funeral, including: "Our Dead President" "Chicago to Springfield" "Andy Johnson & the Black Race" "The Closing Scenes at Springfield" "A Homeste... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:41

$72.00
177987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!" "The Canadian Assassins" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "Conclusion of Bishop Simpson's Address" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$78.00
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "An Immense Throng in the Streets" "The Lying in State in the Halls of Legislation" "THE ASSASSINS" "Military Search of an Entire Block of Houses in Washington" "Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" "Speculations as to the Whereabouts of Wilkes Booth" "Is He in Brooklyn?" "The Name Of Booth" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175047

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Ford's Theatre 1865 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most sought-after because of their proximity to Washington and the stature of big city newspapers, they pale in comparison to a newspaper from the city where the assassination happened. In our 43 years in the rare newspaper business we may have offered 4 or 5 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. Not surprisingly the coverage of ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:25

$6,800.00
175012

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Viewing Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia * Hunt for John Wilkes Booth All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Several Women Faint & One Reported Killed" "The Lying in State at the City Hall" "Our Last Sad Rites" with more. Included within the lengthy text is a crude diagram of the funeral process showing the position of the "funeral car". Fine content inside as well including: "Sherman" "T... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:22

$139.00
174972

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$58.00
173934

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Civil War Ending 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702253247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral train arrives in New York * Closing events of the Civil War All 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The first column of the ftpg. has heads on the closing events of the Civil War: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "Negotiations Pending Between Gens. Sherman and Johnston" "A Basis of Peace Proposed" "Gen. Grant Goes to Assume Command in Front of Johnston" "Sherman's Report os His March Through the Carolinas" and much more on this. Pages 4 & 5 have reports on the Lincoln funeral with: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Preparations for the Reception of the Remains of the President" "The Body to Reach the City this Morning" "How the Metropol... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:07

$118.00
166686

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Congregation Shearith Israel Jewish Jews MOURN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126608814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865 * Congregation Shearith Israel * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Jews mourn the loss of the president Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention, under the heading "Portuguese Synagogue, Nineteenth Street," of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Israel [Shearith Israel] on behalf of the late President. Synagogues did not often receive the same coverage as other places of worship, and the fact that the Congregation Shearith Israel (often called The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue) was the oldest Jewish congregation in the United States only makes its mention all th... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:40

$245.00
163316

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286981408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A Painful Mistake" and more. Plus there is a ftpg. article headed: "The Assassination" with courtroom testimony taking over 3 columns--interesting reading. There are further reports and headlines on page 6 as well, with the heading:... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:40

$163.00
163129

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Jeff. Davis Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022057006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Texas, April 26, 1865 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Page 3 contains a synopsis of President Davis' message in which he talks about the evacuation of Richmond and reaffirms his commitment to the Confederacy, reading in part: "...it is my purpose to maintain your cause with my whole heart & soul; that I will never consent to abandon to the enemy a foot of the soil of any of the States of the Southern Confederacy...again & again we will return until the baffled & exhausted enemy shall abandon in despair his endless & impossible task of making slaves of a people resolved to be free..." and more, signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Terrific & historic... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:24

$420.00
158383

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116208195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 26, 1865 * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Pages 2 & 3 have some nice items relating to the end of the Civil War with: "The Distinguished Traitors" 'Kirby Smith in a Tight Place" "More Testimony Against Dr. Mudd" "Preparations for Blowing Up Libby Prison" "More Evidence Against Mrs. Surratt" "Malignity of the Rebels in Canada" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:11

$28.00
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