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688266

Lincoln is elected!

Item #688266

November 10, 1860

CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, Nov. 10, 1860  Page 3 has a wonderful & lengthy account of the election returns coming into Springfield, Illinois, where Lincoln was, with reporting on the high level of excitement as the news was received. There are several charts showing election results at various locations.

Page 2 has a report: "New For the Union" which begins with the histor... See More  

Added to Catalog 319 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$277.00
687617

Early mention of Abraham Lincoln in a national newspaper...

Item #687617

December 27, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Dec. 27 1843  The top of page 3 has a report headed: "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state Whig Convention in Springfield, mentioning in part: "...The following gentlemen were chosen as the Whig candidates for Presidential Electors: ABRAHAM LINCOLN: S. LISLE SMITH of Cook..." with more men listed.

This is an early mention of ... See More  

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687610

Two accounts of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #687610

October 18, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Rare Confederate title




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: &... See More  

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$265.00
687522

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

Item #687522

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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686956

Trial of Lincoln's assassins... Dr. Mudd...

Item #686956

June 07, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Trial of the conspirators

* Dr. Samuel Mudd and more




The front page has  nice one column heads including: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial on Tuesday" "The Case of Dr. Mudd" "Attempt to Invalidate the Evidence of Thomas" "The Suppressed Testimony" "
... See More  

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685976

Abraham Lincoln's election address found...

Item #685976

February 12, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1936



* Abraham Lincoln original manuscript found

* Speech from his re-election of 1864




Page 14 has a one column heading: "LOST MANUSCRIPT OF LINCOLN IS FOUND" with subhead and large photostat of the original manuscript of Lincoln's speech on November 10, 1864.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the... See More  

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685059

Advice to friends of Mary Surratt...

Item #685059

July 13, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865 



* Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator

* Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator"




Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial... See More  

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684958

Fugitive slaves... 1862 Savannah, Georgia martial law...

Item #684958

January 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862



* Fugitive slaves

* Savannah, Georgia martial law

* New Bern, North Carolina




This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More  

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684210

Beginning moments of the Civil War... Jeff Davis Proclamation on creating a navy, and more...

Item #684210

April 19, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861 



* Civil War beginning

* Jefferson Davis proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication




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... See More  

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683602

Baltimore slaves set free... Lincoln's proclamation making Nevada a State... Reason for the war...

Item #683602

November 03, 1864

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, November 3, 1864  Page 2 has the small but historic announcement: "Slaves Set Free In Baltimore", which includes in part: "The Post's special dispatch says: The slaves were set free yesterday in Baltimore, in pursuance of an order of the Court, under the new Constitution of Maryland."

Page 2 has the proclamation by President Lincoln... See More  

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683197

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...

Item #683197

July 11, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864



* Rare rebel publication



Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subheads including: "From Petersburg" & "Burnside's Movements". Other war news include: "Latest News From the North--Our Army in M... See More  

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682863

Lincoln is assassinated... One of the most desired titles... An early edition...

Item #682863

April 15, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865  Not only this event, but this title remains one of 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" ... See More  

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682534

Lincoln's Proclamation... Repealing laws of slavery...

Item #682534

July 08, 1864

DAILY NATIONAL  INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1864  Page 2 begins with: "OFFICIAL, By the President of the United States, A PROCLAMATION" noting: "...hereby appoint the first Thursday of August next to be observed by the people of the United States as a day of National humiliation and prayer..." signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 3 begins with: "Re... See More  

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682332

A first report on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #682332

April 22, 1865

SCHENECTADY REPUBLICAN, New York, April 22, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




Being a weekly newspaper this is the first report of the Lincoln assassination, and given it was printed 7 days after his death is includes much more information than typically found in an April 15 issue.

Page 2 has nice column heads including: "... See More  

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$635.00
682326

Civil War era newspaper from Boston...

Item #682326

October 09, 1861

THE BOSTON TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Massachusetts, October 9, 1861 This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of pre Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: SEE PHOTOS. Lots of interesting reading.

Complete in four pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to r... See More  

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681896

Lincoln's Proclamation calling for 300,000 soldiers...

Item #681896

October 19, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Oct. 19, 1863



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Proclamation for more soldiers




The back page begins with: "News From Washington - A Call for Three Hundred Thousand Men" with the full text of the Proclamation signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 2 has a nice editorial on the Proclamation: "Three Hundred Thousand More--Vo
... See More  

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681893

The Gettysburg Address...

Item #681893

November 20, 1863

THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 20, 1863  It would be difficult to argue for a more historic or significance speech from the 19th century, let alone the Civil War. As it was not printed in all newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address remains one of the more desired issues by collectors.

Page 2 contains an article headed &... See More  

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681892

Attendees on the way to the Gettysburg dedication...

Item #681892

November 19, 1863

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 19, 1863



* Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield

* Abraham Lincoln's starts journey




 Page 3 has a seemingly inconspicuous and innocuous report, but one which would have much more meaning in American history than anyone on that date could possibly imagine.

Headed: "The National Cemetery Dedication - A Large Attendance Expected"... See More  

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681824

Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated...

Item #681824

March 08, 1861

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Vermont, March 8, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Over half of page 2 of this large-size newspaper has reporting concerning the inauguration of Lincoln for his first term as President.

Page 2 begins with an editorial: "The Inaugural", followed by the: "Inaugural Address of President Lincoln" which is s... See More  

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681541

A Proclamation signed by Abraham Lincoln...

Item #681541

April 25, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 25, 1862  Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America". Among the reports: "Arrival of Capture Officers--All Quite on Peninsula & in the Valley" "A Day in Summerville" "Reported Death of General Buell" "From Fredericksburg" "Yankee Dispatches" and more.

The back page... See More  

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681507

Lincoln creates the first national Thanksgiving...

Item #681507

October 09, 1863

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 9, 1863 



* President Abraham - Abe Lincoln

* Thanksgiving Day proclamation (historic)

* Rare & famous anti-slavery title

* Slave auction illustration - Civil War era




A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jes... See More  

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681450

Lincoln accepts his re-nomination to the Presidency...

Item #681450

June 29, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln nomination

* 2nd term as president

* Civil War reporting




Page 4 has a somewhat inconspicuous--yet historically significant--report. Under "Miscellaneous News" is a report beginning: "President Lincoln has formally accepted the renomination for the Presidency of the Baltimore Convention...The President says that 'the ... See More  

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681449

Lincoln accepts the nomination for the Presidential election...

Item #681449

June 29, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864  Page 4 has an historic report headed: "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general election in November, which he won, only to be assassinated the mon... See More  

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681342

Lincoln's assassination: John Wilkes Booth on the front page...

Item #681342

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue

* The same issue (title and date) found in the time capsule under the (former) statue of Robert E. Lee on Dec. 28, 2021




The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display is... See More  

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681312

Three documents signed by Abraham Lincoln...

Item #681312

December 15, 1863

ARMY & NAVY OFFICIAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., Dec 15, 1863  As would be suspected, filled with official intelligence regarding the military, with a wealth of Civil War content. Included are: "Peace with the Indians in Utah" "School of the Soldier - Aiming & Firing As Skirmisher Sitting" "Deserters from Regiments Mustered Out of Service" 

There is ... See More  

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681308

Regulations & qualifications for entering West Point...

Item #681308

September 01, 1863

ARMY & NAVY OFFICIAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1863  As would be suspected, filled with official intelligence regarding the military, with a wealth of Civil War content. Included are: "Regulations Relative to the Admission of Cadets into the Military Academy" "Engagement at Jackson, Tennessee" "Battle of Honey Springs" & so much more, including ... See More  

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681251

Connection to the Lincoln assassination...

Item #681251

October 16, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 16, 1858 



* Theatrical connection to the Lincoln assassination

* Debut of the play "Our American Cousin"

* Three days until opening night




The play President Abraham Lincoln attended on the night he was shot was "Our American Cousin". Its "world" premiere was actually in New York City on October 18, 1858.

This issue contains on page ... See More  

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681119

Lincoln's call for a day of prayer... Civil War reporting...

Item #681119

April 01, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 1, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTHWEST" "The Rebels Retreating from Kentucky and Advancing on Murfreesboro, Tenn." "Soldiers' Riot At Columbus, Ohio" "Important From Western Virginia" "Capture of Point Pleasant by the Rebels" "THE SIEGE OF VICKSBURG" &quo... See More  

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681092

Lincoln's remains in New York City...

Item #681092

April 25, 1865

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 D... See More  

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681083

Lincoln compares unfavorably to King George III...

Item #681083

January 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 11, 1862 



* Abraham Lincoln mockery 

* King George III comparison 

* From the rebel capital




Half of the front page is taken up with ads, and half with news & other items including: "The Case of Brownlow" "Mr. Thomas' Plan for the Reorganization of the Virginia Forces" "There's Life in the Old Lan... See More  

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680774

Interment of Abraham Lincoln reported in his hometown newspaper...

Item #680774

May 05, 1865

ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 5, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's funeral & burial

* The very best title to be had

* An extremely rare opportunity here




Obviously a very damaged newspaper (see photos) however this is a newspaper from Lincoln's hometown, with coverage of his funeral & interment, and from the city where Lincoln was buried.

Although the front page has... See More  

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680752

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #680752

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* America's national day of Thanksgiving begins




Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be... See More  

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680711

Surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #680711

April 15, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 15, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Confederate Army of Northern Virginia

* Surrender at Appomattox Court House




Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. 

This issue is dated the day Abraham Lincoln died. The... See More  

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680025

Trial of Lincoln's conspirators... Jeff Davis...

Item #680025

May 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators

* Jefferson Davis indictment for treaso




The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis"... See More  

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679716

Abraham Lincoln peace meeting...

Item #679716

February 06, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln peace meeting

* William T. Sherman victory march




Among the front page items concerning the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S NEW CAMPAIGN" "His Army on the March for Eight Days" "Charleston, Augusta, Branchville" "Rebel Solicitude & Speculations as to the Campaign" "The Peace Conference" &... See More  

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679706

Abraham Lincoln.. Peace conference... New York ratifies the 13th Amendment prohibiting slavery...

Item #679706

February 04, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865 



* Peace Conference - Abraham Lincoln

* 13th Amendment abolishing slavery




Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "The Conference Probably Ended" "From Savannah - Sherman's Campaign..." "Important If True - Deflection of Prominent Rebel Generals...&qu... See More  

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679513

Civil War ends in South Carolina... Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #679513

June 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1865 



* Civil War ending events

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Trial of the conspirators




The ftpg. includes: "THE SOUTH" "Closing Scenes of the War in the Palmetto State" "Popular Joy of the Chivalry at the End of the War" "Progress of Reconstruction" "The Army & Navy" & more. The back page has... See More  

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679509

Great reporting on the closing events of the Civil War...

Item #679509

May 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* Conspirators - assassins on trial

* Civil War closing events




A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis'... See More  

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679449

Abraham Lincoln... from small beginnings... when he was an unknown...

Item #679449

April 27, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 27, 1848 



* Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career



This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. Plus page 3 has additional coverage from ... See More  

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679367

Lincoln election results... Jefferson Davis on arming slaves...

Item #679367

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln election results

* Jefferson Davis message




Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief.

The re... See More  

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679353

Speeches by Jeff Davis & Abraham Lincoln... Lincoln's re-election...

Item #679353

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln's re-election

* Jefferson Davis message




 More than the first column of the front page is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis' Message" "He Opposes the Theory, but Urges the Practice of Arming the Slaves" "Rebel Currency & Foreign Intervention" "Strong Comments by the Richmond Papers" with t... See More  

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679256

A detailed account of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #679256

October 18, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* From the capital of the Confederacy




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again... See More  

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678948

Death of Booth, & Lincoln's funeral...

Item #678948

May 13, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 13, 1865  This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has American content from the end of the Civil War.

Page 2 has an article: "Death of Booth" which mentions in part: "The death of President Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, is announced...Booth--whose leg had been broken by a fall from horseback but w... See More  

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678568

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #678568

July 22, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1848 



* Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career



This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes text of discussion, with each speaker's name noted in capital letters. "Mr. Lincoln" spoke twice (see photos). Additionally, page 4 has continued reporting f... See More  

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678319

Capture of Fort Pillow... The Chenango disaster... Paducah, Kentucky...

Item #678319

April 17, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, April 17, 1864.



* The capture of Fort Pillow and negro slaughter

* USS Chenango boiler explosion

* Paducah, Kentucky



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CHENANGO DISASTER" "Additional Details of the Shocking C... See More  

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678136

Theodore Parker, renowned Abolitionist...

Item #678136

February 13, 1864

DAILY SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Mass., Feb. 13, 1864  This issue has a front page article headed: "THEODORE PARKER", with subheads: "His Biography and Correspondence" and "INTERESTING REVELATIONS OF HIS PRIVATE LIFE", which takes the entire front page and continues on the back page. Great coverage of this notable abolitionist (see background below... See More  

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$80.00
678008

Rare Union occupation newspaper with the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #678008

October 04, 1862

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862  This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state r... See More  

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$1,500.00
677923

Fine reporting in this first report of Lincoln's assassination...

Item #677923

April 15, 1865

AUBURN DAILY ADVERTISER & UNION, New York, April 15, 1865  



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




An exciting issue reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, as inside pages have various dispatches as the news was received at the printing office.

Page 2 begins with a report from the editor headed: "Assassination of Preside... 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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676117

Nice report on the Black Hawk Indian War...

Item #676117

August 08, 1832

NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 8, 1832  



* Black Hawk War



Page 2 has a report on the Black Hawk War, a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk Indian leader. This was the war in which Abraham Lincoln was an Illinois militia soldier, although he saw no combat. 

About half a column has several reports... See More  

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