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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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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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673822

Rev. Dr. Raphael, Jewish leader, on slavery...

Item #673822

January 07, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 7, 1861 



* Morris Jacob Raphall

* Jewish Rabbi - Jews

* Slavery - slaves




Page 4 has an article: "Dr. Raphall's Bible" which includes: "The Rev. Dr. Raphall [Raphael] is a burning & a shining light in our New York Israel...Dr. Raphall is an educated & reverent expounder of the Law given by Moses...He says 'the New Testamen... 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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675315

Michael Heilprin's famous response to Rabbi Raphall's sermon on slavery...

Item #675315

January 15, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861 



* Michael Heilprin - Jewish biblical scholar

* Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall on pro-slaves

* "The Bible View of Slavery" - Jews - Judaica




Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".

Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered c... 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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677905

Louisiana secedes from the Union...

Item #677905

January 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1861  Among the ftpg. first column heads "Important News From the South" "Secession of Louisiana From the Union" "Six States Arrayed Against the Federal Government" "Anticipated Assault Upon Fort Pickens by Florida Troops" and much more.

Eight pages, some light foxing at the folds, minor margin wear, generally good.

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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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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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620635

Abraham Lincoln's position...

Item #620635

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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671470

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

Item #671470

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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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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680419

Abraham Lincoln's incoming administration... 1861...

Item #680419

February 01, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln about to change America



The front page has some column heads on the upcoming Civil War including: "The Surrender of Fort Sumter to be Demanded" "North Carolina Ready to Secede" and more. But perhaps better content is on page 5 with: "The Incoming Administration" "Mr. Lincoln and the Southern Secessionist... 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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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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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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674336

President-Elect Lincoln enroute... Departs from Springfield...

Item #674336

February 12, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1861



* Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois

* Starts his journey for Washington D.C.




The front page has the following one column headlines: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Mr. Lincoln's Departure From Springfield" "Parting Address To His Fellow-Townsmen" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Important Speech by the Pres... 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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674339

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

Item #674339

February 17, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard




Page 5 has the actual reporting of the famous story of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, which he did. Unusual to find this in a period newspaper.

The text with this report is seen in the photos, reading: "...Mr. Lincoln took occasion... See More  

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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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675345

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

Item #675345

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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675346

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

Item #675346

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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150906
Item #150906

February 22, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861. Page two has: "Important Decision" "The Slave-trader--Evidence--Presumptions" which is about a district court case, "The United States, vs. The Bark Kate and Her Cargo".

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680341

President-elect enroute for his inauguration...

Item #680341

February 22, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861



* President-Elect Abraham Lincoln heads to Washington D.C.



The front page has the following one column headings: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Progress of the President Elect Towards Washington" "His Departure From New York" "Popular Ovation at Jersey City and Speeches of Mr. Lincoln" "The President-Elect nea... See More  

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151127
Item #151127

February 23, 1861

THE HOME JOURNAL, NY, Feb. 23, 1861. Has many topical reports, some literary content & ads. Very small hole in the second leaf, otherwise nice.

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172444

Winslow Homer print... Map of the Northern & Southern states...

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More  

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651886

Assassination attempt on Lincoln? Inauguration of Jefferson Davis...

Item #651886

February 23, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Baltimore murder plot

* Jefferson Davis inauguration




Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philad... See More  

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676949

Abraham Lincoln ventures towards Washington, D.C...

Item #676949

February 26, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln prepares for inauguration



Among the front page heads are reports concerning the new administration of Abraham Lincoln and the coming Civil War: "Passage of the Bill to Discontinue the Postal Service in the Seceded States" "Movements of the President Elect" "Visit of Mr. Lincoln to the Capitol" "The Late... See More  

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