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638519

Recurring Civil War Set - sent once per month...

Item #638519
(4) A set of four Civil War era newspapers, sent monthly - an 1861 pre-war issue, two 1861-1865 (during the war) issues, and an 1865 post-war issue - placing the war in context...



Have you ever had difficulty deciding which issues to add to your collection? Are you seeking to purchase a unique gift for someone, but are unsure of which issues to select? Perhaps one of our 4-issue recurring sets ... See More  

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$50.00
172430

Two Winslow Homer prints, including a centerfold...

Item #172430

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1861  The full front page is drawn by Winslow Homer & has: 'The Georgia Delegation in Congress' showing 10 men. Also done by Winslow Homer is the doublepage centerfold: "Seeing the Old Year Out".

Also in this issue is: "New Year's Eve in the Country" plus there is a serialized portion of "Great Expectations"... See More  

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206665

"Great Expectations" Collection II...

Item #206665

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1861 through February 9, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be v... See More  

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$332.00
221952

Winslow Homer...

Item #221952

January 05, 1861

Harper's Weekly dated January 5, 1861. (print only)



This is a double-page print. The print contains the engraving "Seeing The Old Year out - Watch Night "by Winslow Homer.



The print size is approximately 15.75 x 22 inches.... See More  

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647573

Jewish rabbi supports slavery based on the Bible...

Item #647573

January 05, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 5, 1861 



* Jewish - Judaica - Jews

* Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall

* The Bible view of slavery

* B-nai Jeshurun (Manhattan)




The last column of the front page is taken up with a lengthy report, carrying over to take all of pages 2, 3,4 and 5, with heads including: "STATE OF THE UNION" "Our National Fast Day" "Its General Observance in the... See More  

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666003

Star of the West fired upon... Mississippi secedes...

Item #666003

January 10, 1861

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 10, 1861  With the ftpg. taken up with ads, page 5 has various column heads relating to the early events of the Civil War: "The Star of the West Fired Into" "She is Obliged to Put to Sea" "A Flag of Truce from Fort Sumter and more.

The 'Star of the West' was an American civilian steamship that was hired by the government of the United S... See More  

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582881

Star of the West...

Item #582881

January 11, 1861

NEW-YORK TIMES, January 11, 1861



* Star of the West



Page 1 has a subheader reading: "Confirmation of the Reports Relative to the Star of the West".



Page 5 has the following headlines: "ARRIVAL OF THE NOVA SCOTIAN" "BOMBARDMENT OF GAETA" and more.



Many believe that Star of the West incident was the actual start of the Civil War.



Other news of the day in... See More  

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668400

Map relating to the coming Civil War...

Item #668400

January 11, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1861 



* Start of the Civil War ? w/ map

* Star of the West attacked




A pre-Civil War issue with a nice ftpg. map headed: "SAVANNAH AND ITS FORTIFICATIONS" (see). Fully half of the first column has heads relating to the coming Civil War, including: "The Revolution" "Highly Important News from the South" "Particulars of the ... See More  

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172432

Fort Sumter...

Item #172432

January 12, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1861  Much of front page is taken up with a print of: "Major Anderson, U.S.A., Commanding At Ft. Sumter" with a biography of him. Also in this issue is a dramatic full page: "The Battle of New Orleans, Fought Jan. 8, 1815" & "Sketches of Ft. Moultrie" which has 5 prints; "Senator Seward's Arabian Horses--Maanak... See More  

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637195

Chattahoochee Arsenal... Fort Sumter... Star of the West...

Item #637195

January 14, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, January 14, 1861  Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange... See More  

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654859

From shortly before it becoming a Confederate city...

Item #654859

January 16, 1861

DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861



* Rare antebellum title

* Secession ?




From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois De... See More  

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172434

Prints regarding Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #172434

January 19, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861  The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More  

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616536

Prelude to the Civil War... Georgia to secede... Much more...

Item #616536

January 19, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1861 



* Southern secession

* Fort Sumter tensions

* Prelude to the Civil War




Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: "The National Troubles" "Animated Debate on the Kansas Bill" "Passage of the Army Bill in Committee of the Whole" "Latest Dispatches from the South" "Declaration of the Georgia Convention in Favo... See More  

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654415

Copenhagen... General Andrew Jackson...

Item #654415

January 19, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 19, 1856  Among the prints within are a view of: "Copenhagen" "The Emperor Alexander II of Russia in the Streets of St. Petersburg" "Horse Bazaar at Constantinople" "Genoa", Italy; 3 scenes from Japan; a fullpg. of: "Jackson--Battle of New Orleans".

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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656460

From shortly before it becoming a Confederate city...

Item #656460

January 19, 1861

DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 19, 1861 



* Rare antebellum title

* Secession ?




From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 has a very lengthy article: "Read & Reflect - The Slaveholding and Non-Slaveholding Interests of the South A Unit". Also a call-to-arms bit headed: "FLAG RAISING!" "Secession And Southern Rights!!", plus "... See More  

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656125

Abe Lincoln on the Civil War... Georgia secedes from the Union...

Item #656125

January 20, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* The Civil War about to begin

* Georgia secedes from the Union




The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort ... See More  

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656124

Federal government to buy slaves & set them free...

Item #656124

January 24, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1861 



* Government to free slaves ?

* Pre Civil War tensions




Page 4 has a very interesting article: "The Purchase Of The Slaves" which takes most of a column and concerns a proposition whereby the federal government would purchase slaves from their owners in border states and emancipate them, etc.

Page 2 also has an interesting & lengthy editor... See More  

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611622

Rumblings of the Civil War...

Item #611622

January 25, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 25, 1861  Page 6 has column heads including: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Affairs At Charleston" "The Soldiers Tired of Camp Duty" "Worthlessness of Charleston Harbor" "Weakness of Fort Sumter" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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172436

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #172436

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full p... See More  

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656547

Very rare front page slave auction print...

Item #656547

January 26, 1861

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861  A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading.

Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon ti... See More  

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586651

Abraham Lincoln's trip to Washington... no escort... no office seekers...

Item #586651

January 28, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 28, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln's trip to Washington D.C.



Page 5 has: "The Lincoln Regime", "The New Administration Still in Favor of Coercion" and "The Day Fixed for the Departure of the President Elect for Washington" which also has a subhead: "Mr. Lincoln's Departure For Washington" which begins: "It is now po... See More  

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662274

Lincoln's trip to Washington... no escort... no office seekers...

Item #662274

January 28, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1861



* Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington D.C.

* President elect - pre inauguration




Page 5 has: "The Lincoln Regime" "The New Administration Still in Favor of Coercion" and "The Day Fixed for the Departure of the President Elect for Washington". Also a subhead: "Mr. Lincoln's Departure For Washington" which begin... See More  

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612248

Preparing for the Civil War...

Item #612248

January 29, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1861  Inside includes: "What Shall Be Done with the Slaveholders' Rebellion?" "Southern Travel & Southern Trade" "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "The Southern Confederacy" "Mr. Buchanan's Imbecility" "Gloomy Prospects in South Carolina" & more. Plus page 7 has a map headed: "Pensacola Harbo... See More  

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647689

What Lincoln stands for...

Item #647689

January 30, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 30, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln



Page 5 has: "Important From Springfield--The Position of The President Elect" noting: "...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the border state compromise, nor to any other. He stands immovably on the Chicago platform & he will neither acquiesce in, nor counsel his friends to acquiesce in any compromise...&q... See More  

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671471

Abraham Lincoln's position... Fugitive slave case...

Item #671471

January 30, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln about to change America



Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Repub... See More  

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669541

The coming Civil War... The new Lincoln administration...

Item #669541

January 31, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 31, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Pre-Civil War tensions in the South




Among the first column heads are: "An Attack on Fort Sumter Expected" "Revival of Rumors of War" "The President's Views on the Subject" "Condition of the Forts on the Florida Coast" "The Relations of the Seceding States with Foreign P... See More  

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587535

Map of 1861 Pensacola, Florida...

Item #587535

February 01, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 1, 1861 



* Pensacola, Florida map

* Pre war tensions high

* Secession rumors throughout the South




Among the front page first column heads are: "The National Troubles" "Proposition of South Carolina to Purchase the Charleston Fortifications" "No News From Pensacola" "The Conspiracy Against the Seat of Government" and more. Th... See More  

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587536

Map of Pensacola, Florida...

Item #587536

February 01, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 1, 1861  Among the front page first column heads are: "The National Troubles" "Proposition of South Carolina to Purchase the Charleston Fortifications" "No News From Pensacola" "The Conspiracy Against the Seat of Government" and more. The front page also features a nice map captioned: "The Defences Of Pensacola" showing Sa... See More  

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172438

Homer print on the front page... Jefferson Davis...

Item #172438

February 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Feb. 2, 1861 The full front page shows "The Seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress" done by famed artist Winslow Homer, showing among others Senator Jefferson Davis. Other prints inside include: "Sea Battery, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is: "Dream of a Secessionist--Washington and Valley ... See More  

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581076

Five issue set... sporting newspapers...

Item #581076

February 02, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, February 2, 1861 This is a five-issue lot set with dates of February 2, 1861; March 23, 1861; August 24, 1861; December 7, 1861 and December 28, 1861. These are being sold for the chess, boxing, and other sporting content.



Please note that these issues all contain lite damage, tears, foxing, and some molding at the edges.

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615490

Civil War is near...

Item #615490

February 02, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 2, 1861 



* Pre Civil War tensions in the South

* Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina




The front page first column has: "The National Troubles" "Plot to Seize the Steamer Crusader at New Orleans" "Expectation of an Attack on Fort Sumter" "Immense Preparations at Charleston" "Civil War Expected by the Diplomatic Cor... See More  

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606331

The fugitive slave John Anderson... Seceding from the Union...

Item #606331

February 04, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 4, 1861 



* John Anderson - fugitive slave

* Pre Civil War Southern tensions




Inside has: "A Southern Diarist" "Later From California" "Arrival of the Pony Express" "News From Kansas" "Movements of Mr. Lincoln" "The Case of the Fugitive Anderson", the latter concerning the trial of the famed fugitive slave... See More  

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211859

Baseball on ice...

Item #211859

February 05, 1861

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, New York, February 5, 1861  Page 3 has a report: "Base Ball Match On The Fifth Avenue Skating-Pond". The report vividly describes the scene mentioning in part that: "The pond, which contains an area of several acres, lies between the Third and Fifth avenues...can be reached by either the Fulton Ferry and Greenwood or the Atlantic-street and Greenwood car... See More  

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538726

First baseball game on ice...

Item #538726

February 05, 1861

NEW-YORK TIMES, February 5, 1861  On the back page under Brooklyn News is a report: "A Game of Base Ball Played on Skates Great Crowd Of People--Exciting Scenes." The summary begins: "The long-talked contest for a silver ball, between the Charter Oak and Atlantic Base Ball Clubs, on skates...came off yesterday, on the skating pond in the Eighth Ward, between the Third and ... See More  

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538853

Homer print...

Item #538853

February 06, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated February 6, 1861 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains an engraving by Winslow Homer entitled "'Halt of a Wagon Train". This print has a few small binding holes. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 22 x 16 inches.

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621829

Horace Greeley meets Lincoln in Springfield...

Item #621829

February 06, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* Springfield, Illinois




Page 4 has: "Important From Springfield" reports on an interview between Lincoln and Horace Greeley, with some additional items (see). Other interesting articles relating to the coming Civil War.



Eight pages, some light damp staining, good condition.... See More  

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629607

Kansas joins the Union while Georgia and Arkansas leave the Union...

Item #629607

February 06, 1861

WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb. 6, 1861 



* Secession in the South

* Kansas joins Union




Page 5 has: "Congressional" reports which includes the news that Kansas has officially joined the Union on January 28. Also mention that: "...In the Senate Mr. Iverson, of Georgia, read the secession ordinance of his state, made a secession speech, and bade the Senat... See More  

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615838

The prelude to war...

Item #615838

February 08, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1861 



* Pre Civil War tensions

* Secession talks throughout the South




The front page first column heads include: "The National Troubles" "Nothing Done Yet by the Peace Conference" "Particulars of the Surrender of the Cutter Robert McClelland" "Henry Winter Davis on the Position of Maryland" "Curious Proposition to Div... See More  

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172440

The Alabama delegation secedes from the Union...

Item #172440

February 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 9, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "The Seceding Alabama Delegation In Congress" showing nine men. Text on the men takes over half of page 2.

Other prints within include: "Captain J. G. Foster, Engineer Corps U.S.A., On Duty at Fort Sumter" "Arrival of the United States Steam Sloop 'Niagara' At Jeddo, Japan, with t... See More  

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569241

Prelude to the Civil War...

Item #569241

February 09, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, February 9, 1861  The ftpg. includes: "Our National Troubles" "the Trip of the Steam Frigate Brooklyn to Florida" "will fort Sumter Be Taken? " "The Correspondence Between Col. Hayne & the President" "Surrender of the Pensacola Navy Yard & the Cutter Lewis Cass" Condition of Things at the South" and ... See More  

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646028

Confederates states elected their President & Vice President... Their Constitutional Convention...

Item #646028

February 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president

* Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy

* Pre Civil War tensions brewing




A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Const... See More  

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665986

Great coverage of Lincoln's trip from Springfield to Washington...

Item #665986

February 12, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 12, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois

* Starts his journey for Washington D.C.




Page 5 has a nice stack of column headlines and reports on Abraham Lincoln's trip from his home in Illinois to Washington. Heads include: "THE PRESIDENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "His Farewell to His Neighbors" with the text included here; "Recepti... See More  

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596810

Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington...

Item #596810

February 13, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 13, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln 

* Pre inauguration journey to Washington D.C.
 



The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS", "The Deplorable Condition of the Government Finances", &qu... See More  

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664432

Much on Abraham Lincoln... Jefferson Davis is elected President of the Confederacy...

Item #664432

February 15, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis elected president of the South

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect




The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS"  &q... See More  

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172442

Great Valentine's Day front page...

Item #172442

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 16, 1861  A very nice display issue for Valentine's Day as the entire front page is a handsome print titled: "Saint Valentine's Day" showing 6 vignettes (see).

Inside pages include a fullpg: "A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter"; a smaller print: "The Sally Port at Sumter--Interior"; a doublepage centerfold of... See More  

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206668

"Great Expectations" Collection III - 6 issues...

Item #206668

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 16, 1861 through March 23, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 3) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



The individual issues are described as:



HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. is an extremely d... See More  

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$452.00
660625

Much on Lincoln as he heads to Washington...

Item #660625

February 18, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln as the president elect

* His journey to Washington D.C.




Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards"  "The Southern Confederacy".

Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the e... See More  

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669356

Little girl admonishes Lincoln to let his whiskers grow...

Item #669356

February 18, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard




Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old Abe Kissed by a Pretty Girl&q... See More  

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669355

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #669355

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis inaugural

* Confederate President

* Abraham Lincoln en route




Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany&... See More  

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675346

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #675346

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this ... See More  

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$48.00
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