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Abraham Lincoln is nominated for President...

Item #700434
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1860  Near the back under the report: "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a quite lengthy report concerning the Republican National Convention which met recently in Chicago. Included is a lengthy abstract of the Republican platform, following which is a detailed report of the various ballots of the Convention with the final result... See More  

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Death Of William Seward In 1872....

Item #700126

October 11, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 11, 1872

* William H. Seward death (1st report)

* U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln

The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "SEWARD" with subheads. (see images) A lengthy biography on him that takes up over 4 columns.

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Great "Extra" edition on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #697242

July 05, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863  A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic. Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a large date "Extra" issue, they were simply held over for the following day--terrific... See More  

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When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown... Death of Kit Carson?

Item #697227

July 18, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1848  This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of a vote to suspend the rules concerning a resolution to allow a postal route bill to be disposed of, listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln", t... See More  

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Lincoln's Baltimore speech... Rare speech given outside of D.C.!

Item #697135

April 19, 1864


* President Abraham Lincoln - Lecture on Liberty

* Address at Sanitary Fair in Baltimore, Maryland

The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading, "The Baltimore Fair." which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside o... See More  

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Carl Sandburg's death... Recipient of 3 Pulitzer Prizes...

Item #697054

July 23, 1967

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1967

* Death announcement of Carl Sandburg

* Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner

* Biographer of Abraham Lincoln

The front page has the announcement of the death of Carl Sandburg which includes a photo. A 2nd article regrading his life also begins on the front page. Both continue on page 62 and include additional photos. Great to have this extensive coverage in su... See More  

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School for freed slaves at New Orleans...

Item #696872

April 21, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 21, 1866   The front page print: "Abraham Lincoln School for Freedmen, New Orleans" with a related article.

Terrific fullpg: "On the Plains--Indians Attacking Butterfield's Overland Dispatch Coach" is a truly fine example of Western Americana for display. Halfpg: 'Street View in Santa Fe, New Mexico".

Sixteen pages, great condition... See More  

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Slaves fleeing into Union camps...

Item #696871

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 31, 1863  The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.

Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 print... See More  

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One of the best Lincoln assassination issues...

Item #696722

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... See More  

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Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #696643

July 22, 1861

Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that ... See More  

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Post Abraham Lincoln assassination events...

Item #696233

May 08, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 8, 1865

* re. Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Post Civil War ending events

Page 2 has some reporting soon after Robert E. Lee's surrender and Abraham Lincoln's assassination. (see)

Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Uncommon Confederate title with 'Lincoln's Letter at the North'...

Item #694431

September 24, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, September 24, 1863 

* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War

This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

The f... See More  

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Lincoln accepts his nomination for President... In a Confederate newspaper...

Item #694414

July 05, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 5, 1864  A single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, somewhat typical for the period as most paper mills were located in the North, newsprint was of short supply in the South, causing publishers to maximize use of paper as much as possible.

This issue has a great wealth of Civil War reporting with a bias towards the Confederate perspective, mak... See More  

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From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #694147

January 08, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 8, 1863  Not just a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

There is much war reporting here, from the Confederate perspective, including front page items headed: "Movements Of The Enemy" "City Intelligence" "Message Of The Governor" which takes most of the page and has many subheads including: ... See More  

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Richmond falls, the war it near its end...

Item #693886

April 07, 1865


* Fall of Richmond, Virginia

* Confederates falling apart

* Nearing the end of war

* Lee's surrender a few days away

* Abraham Lincoln's assassination a week away

A very notable issue from the closing days of the Civil War, with inside pages having nice column heads including: "GLORIOUS NEWS!" "Lee's Army Routed by She... See More  

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Recruits are needed... Special message signed by President Lincoln...

Item #693481

May 28, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1862 

* Call for more troops - recruits

* Abraham Lincoln message signed

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Brisk Recruiting for Volunteer Organizations" "News From Gen. Banks' Army" 'The Rebels Retreating to Winchester" "The Military Furor" and more.

Page 4 has: "Special Message of Presiden... See More  

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Much on the Presidential election of 1860... The Pony Express...

Item #693435

August 25, 1860

THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 25, 1860  Page 4 has a lengthy list of news items under: "THE PONY EXPRESS" with a dateline of St. Joseph, Missouri.

Over half of page 7 is taken up with much on the: "Political War" which has much commentary on the coming Presidential election, presented state-by-state, with much mention of Abraham Lincoln as well.

Eight pages, slightly irregul... See More  

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Lincoln's funeral comes to New York City...

Item #693146

April 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Remains in New York City

* Civil War closing events

What better newspaper could there be than the "Times" for reporting the events of Abraham Lincoln's funeral cortege arriving in the New York City?

Nearly half of the first column on the front page is taken up with heads including: "THE OBSEQUIES&quo... See More  

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How Lincoln's life was saved in 1832...

Item #693097

September 03, 1884


* Abraham Lincoln in the Black Hawk War

Page 4 has: "How Lincoln's Life Was Saved" "A Timely Shot Fired in the Black Hawk War Saves our First Republican President". A very interesting account from when Abraham Lincoln was involved in the Black Hawk War of 1832.

This is followed by: "Adventure With A Buffalo" &q... See More  

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One of the earliest newspaper mentions of Abraham Lincoln and Joseph Smith...

Item #692826

August 12, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837 

* Very early mention of Abraham Lincoln

* Early Mormon & Joseph Smith mention

An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very significant--listing of "Lincoln" in the "negative" column of those who voted on a spec... See More  

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Displayable Abraham Lincoln cover... Debt and Democracy...

Item #692684

February 15, 1941

LIBERTY magazine, New York, February 15, 1941 The color cover of this issue has a full color illustration of Abraham Lincoln with the American Flag as his background. Page 4 has a timely article: "Overwhelming Indebtedness Can Destroy Democracy". Also present are several color product advertisements.

Complete in 58 pages, disbound with a bit of roughness at the left spine, 8 1/2 by... See More  

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Much on South Carolina leaving the Union...

Item #692519

December 22, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 22, 1860 

* Pre Civil War tensions - Southern crisis

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect

There is much reporting on South Carolina being the first state to leave the Union, with inside page articles: "The Secession Movement - From South Carolina" "The Alleged Right of Secession" "The South Carolina Convention" "The Secession of... See More  

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Printed the day of Lincoln's "House Divided" speech... Much on the Mormons...

Item #692513

June 17, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1858  Near the top of the front page is: "Illinois Republican State Convention" is a report datelined Springfield, Ill., Wednesday, June 16. The one paragraph report concerns the first day of the convention noting in part: "...that the convention met today and that ...Resolutions were adopted endorsing the Philadelphia platform and denouncing the Dre
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Lengthy on Abraham Lincoln and his 'Spot Resolutions" in Congress...

Item #692512

December 22, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 22, 1847  

* Early Abraham Lincoln

* Spot Resolutions in Congress

Page 2 has an uncommonly lengthy report from [Abraham] Lincoln in the House of Representatives. This was his "spot resolution" and speech condemning the reasons for starting the Mexican War. He requests proof from President Polk that American blood wa
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In honor of Lincoln's first birthday since his assassination...

Item #691626

February 13, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 13, 1866 

* President Abraham Lincoln

* 1st birthday since assassination

* George Bancroft memorial oration

The top of the front page has column heads: "LINCOLN" "The Martyr President" "Oration By George Bancroft" "The Flags on the Public Buildings at Half Mast" and more, with very lengthy text. This was in honor of the firs... See More  

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Disunion & the national crisis... Mormons on Lincoln's election...

Item #691532

December 11, 1860

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 11, 1860  

* Pre-Civil War Southern tensions - secession ?

* Mormons on Abraham Lincoln's election

A great issue from several months before the outbreak of the Civil War, with ominous first column heads including; "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "The Secession Question Before Congress" "Latest Reports From the South" and more. 

Also o... See More  

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On the Presidential election, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #691526

November 12, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1864  

* re. Abraham Lincoln 2nd election victory

A wealth of war-related reports on the front page including: "THE WAR NEWS" with subheads: "From Petersburg--From the Valley--Georgia". Also: "The Yankee Presidential Elections" notes frustration in not knowing the outcome.

Other front page reports: "Additio... See More  

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Confederate newspaper reports Lincoln's re-election...

Item #691524

November 16, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 16, 1864  

* From the origin of the Civil War

* Re-election of Abraham Lincoln

Among the front page reports on the Civil War are; "The Confederate Congress' "Movements In East Tennessee" "Latest From the United Statures" [the North], "A Picture of Desolation" "Capture of a Blockade Runner" and... See More  

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When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #691484

January 20, 1848

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1848  This newspaper contains on pages 1 and 4 reports from the: "House of Representatives" with mention of Abraham Lincoln.

The ftpg. has a lengthy address by Mr. Jamison which mentions in part: "...The gentleman from Illinois, from the Hardin and Baker district, (Mr. Lincoln,) took a strange position before the America... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln ventures towards Washington... A plot to assassinate him...

Item #691459

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 Lat... See More  

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Nice headlines on Lincoln's first election...

Item #691442

November 08, 1860

THE LITCHFIELD ENQUIRER, Connecticut, Nov. 8, 1860

* Abraham Lincoln elected president

* America about to change

Page 2 begins with one of the nicest stack of column heads on Lincoln's first election we have seen. They included: "VICTORY ! VICTORY !! " "Great Republican Victory!" " 'Old Abe' the Next President!!" "Secession And Fusion Simmered... See More  

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On the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #691437

March 04, 1861


* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* First Inauguration (early, same day)

* Dawn of the Civil War

Although the front page has some reports on the growing tensions that would soon lead to the Civil War, page 3 column heads reports surrounding the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln.

Page 3 column heads: "THE INAUGURATION" "Gathering o... See More  

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Mary Harlan Lincoln death....

Item #691394

April 01, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1937

* Mary Harlan Lincoln death

* Robert Todd Lincoln's wife

* Abraham's daughter-in-law

The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Lincoln, Widow Of President's Son" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Harlan Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's daughter-in-law.

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Lincoln accepts the Republican nomination for President... The slave ship Wildfire...

Item #691360

May 22, 1860

NEW-YORK TIMES, May 22, 1860

* Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination

* Republican National Convention in Chicago

Page 4 has a report with column heads: "The Republican Candidate for the Presidency" "Hon. Abram Lincoln Accepts The Chicago Nomination"  being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln... See More  

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A "Copperhead" newspaper on the fall of the Rebel capital...

Item #691358

April 05, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865 

* Last days of the Civil War

* Fall of Richmond, Virginia

* Abraham Lincoln

Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later.  The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which... See More  

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Lincoln's second inauguration...

Item #691247

March 06, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1865

* Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War

* Assassination nears

Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White House in the Str... See More  

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President-elect enroute to his inauguration...

Item #691179

February 22, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 22, 1861  

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

A great wealth of fine reporting on Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration.

Among the front page column heads are: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Progress of the President Elect Towards Washington" "His Departure From New York" "Popular Ovation... See More  

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Lincoln's post-Gettysburg annual message, and his Proclamation...

Item #691175

December 10, 1863

PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, Dec. 10, 1863  

* President Abraham Lincoln & his State of the Union Address

* Proclamation of Amnesty & Recovery

A nice issue from the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "The President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

This is followed b... See More  

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Sherman's Christmas present to President Lincoln and the nation...

Item #691157

December 26, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1864  

* Christmas present to Abraham Lincoln

* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea completed

* Savannah GA Georgia captured

An historic issue reporting the fall of Savannah to the Union forces, with one of the more notable quotes part of the headlines.

The front page has: "SHERMAN" "His Christmas Gift to the Nation" "Capt... See More  

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From the closing weeks of the Civil War...

Item #691156

March 08, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1865  

* Abraham Lincoln's inaugural ball

* Civil War nearing the end

* Sherman's Southern march

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAROLINAS" "More Rumors About Sherman" "The Whereabouts of His Army Still Involved in Mystery" "His Advance said to have Entered North Carolina Two Weeks Ago&quo... See More  

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Three maps and a diagram...

Item #691149

May 13, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 13, 1862 

* Bottoms Bridge - Chickahominy River

* General George B. McClellan

The front page is dominated by a nice, detailed Civil War map headed: "THE BATTLE FIELD IN VIRGINIA - The Area of General McClellan's Operations--Bottom's Bridge on the Chickahominy." Column heads as well including: "State of Things In Richmond" "Starvatio... See More  

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Two items on Abe Lincoln...

Item #691148

September 18, 1860

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Sept. 18, 1860  

* Abraham Lincoln for President notice & MORE

The front page has a curious article: " 'Old Abe' and 'Valentine' " which begins: "I trust it will not bee necessary for friend Jones to fall witnesses to prove that Mr. Lincoln did not steal sixteen dollars worth of steel pens when he removed from Indiana... See More  

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President Abraham Lincoln's inaugural address...

Item #691110

March 09, 1865

THE INDEPENDENT, New York, March 9, 1865  This was a weekly newspaper. Page 2 begins with: "President Lincoln's Inaugural Address"  which takes half a column & includes the famous phrase: "...With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive to finish the work we are in...".

This is... See More  

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Early reports on the trial of Lincoln's assassins...

Item #691105

May 18, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1865  

* Abraham Lincoln Murder

* Trial of the Assassins

* Hunt for John Wilkes Booth

Over half of the front page is taken up with reports headed: "THE TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Testimony Concerning Dr. Mudd's Operations" "Evidence that Herold Boasted that Booth Killed the President" "The Pursuit & Capture of Booth &... See More  

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Lengthy on Abraham Lincoln and his 'Spot Resolutions" in Congress...

Item #691094

December 23, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1847  

* Early Abraham Lincoln

* Spot Resolutions in Congress

Page 2 has an uncommonly lengthy report from [Abraham] Lincoln in the House of Representatives. This was his "spot resolution" and speech condemning the reasons for starting the Mexican War. He requests proof from President Polk that American blood was shed
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Last state-of-the-union address of the Civil War...

Item #691090

December 07, 1864


* President Abraham Lincoln

* State of the Union Address (last)

Beginning on the front page and taking most of page 2 is: "The President's Message", being what would be Lincoln's final state-of-the-uinion address to the nation. It is signed in type by him at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln.

The top of the first column has: "T... See More  

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Lincoln for President advertisement...

Item #691065

August 17, 1864

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Aug. 17, 1864 

* Abraham Lincoln for president notice

* Uncommon title from the Civil War

The top of page 2 has a nice political notice supporting: "For President In 1864 ABRAHAM LINCOLN - For Vice President ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." plus others candidates for other offices.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln's general order...

Item #690844

November 17, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 17, 1862  

* Abraham Lincoln general order

* The Observance of the Sabbath

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM WASHINGTON" "General Order from the President" "A More Strict Observance of the Sabbath in the Army and Navy Enjoined" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

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Wendell Phillips' speech on the future...

Item #690843

February 04, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From Key West" "The Capture of the British Steamer Peter & the Rebel Steamer Virginia" "Gen. Dix's Dept." and more.

The back page has: "OUR FUTURE" "Wendell Phillips Paints it Before an Immense Brooklyn Audience" "Abraham Lincoln a Mo... See More  

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A statue of Lincoln... Lincoln's death predicted...

Item #690767

May 18, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 18, 1865  Page 2 includes: "The Proposed Statue to Abraham Lincoln" "A Speaking Evidence of Jeff. Davis's Barbarity" "From North Carolina - The Amnesty Proclamation" "President Lincoln's Death Predicted by a Boston Astrologer".

Four pages, small folio size, great condition.

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