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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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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.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the d... See More  

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Frederick Douglass notable letter... Reception of the 55th Massachusetts (Black) Regiment...

Item #691378

September 29, 1865

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Sept. 29, 1865  The famous anti-slavery newspaper by Wm. L. Garrison with the masthead engraving showing slaves being sold, & slaves being liberated.

The back page has: "Frederick Douglass On The Educational Monument Association", which is a letter from him taking nearly a full column, signed in block type, "FREDERICK DOUGLASS". Page 3 has: &quo... See More  

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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

* Slaver ship "Wildfire"

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, i... 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 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 Streets and at the Capital" "Washington, March 4, 1861, and Washington, March 4, 1865.... See More  

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Lost Abraham Lincoln letter found...

Item #691197

November 20, 1931


* 1853 Abraham Lincoln letter found in Italy

* Rome as capital of United States of Europe ?

The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "LINCOLN IN 1853 VISIONED ROME AS EUROPE'S CAPITAL" with subhead. (see)

Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. ... See More  

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Much reporting on the trial of the Lincoln Conspirators...

Item #690745

June 05, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the assassins - traitors

Among the front page column heads on the trial of the Lincoln conspirators: "THE REBEL LEADERS" "Their Complicity in the Assassination" "Very Important Suppressed Testimony" "The Murder of Our Principal Men Arranged in Canada" "The Murderers t... See More  

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

Item #689306

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 of... See More  

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On the Lincoln assassination trial...

Item #688805

May 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1865  The front page has many first column heads concerning the trial of the conspirators involved in Abraham Lincoln's assassination, including: "THE TRIAL" "The Indictment Against the Assassination Conspirators" "Booth's Intimacy with Arnold & O'Laughlin Proven" "The Scene in Front of the Theatre on the Evening of t... See More  

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

Item #688778

December 26, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 26, 1864 An historic issue reporting the fall of Savannah to the Union forces, with one of the more notable quotes part of the headlines, with ftpg: "CAPTURE OF SAVANNAH" "Hardee's Army Make Their Escape" "150 Guns, 13 Locomotives, 190 Cars & 33,000 Bales of Cotton Taken" "and more.

The most historic part of the report is Sherman&#... See More  

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"Rough sketch" of President Lincoln...

Item #688722

October 10, 1864

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Oct. 10, 1864  Among the page 2 column heads are: "Progress Of The War--From Grant--Attack & Repulse of the Rebels" "From Sherman" "From Sheridan" "Last Throes of the Rebellion--Davis Discouraged".

Perhaps the best article is: "Rough Sketch of President Lincoln" with great comments.

Four pages... See More  

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Mary Todd Lincoln declared insane...

Item #688581

May 20, 1875


* Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE

* President Abraham's wife

The front page has somewhat inconspicuous report that begins with: "Mrs. Lincoln, widow of President Lincoln, has been adjudged insane by the County Court at Chicago..." (see)

Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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A rare title from the Civil War, shortly after Lincoln's assassination...

Item #688321

April 26, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, April 26, 1865  W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fer... See More  

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Lincoln steps upon the national stage... The Cooper Union speech...

Item #688317

March 03, 1860

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 3, 1860  Pages 2 and 3 contain a lengthy speech headed: "NATIONAL POLITICS" "A Speech by Abraham Lincoln of Illinois" Delivered at the Cooper Institute, New York, Feb. 27" known more commonly as Lincoln's famous Cooper-Union speech.

At this point Lincoln had not declared himself a presidential candidate, and this was his first oppor... See More  

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Lincoln is elected!

Item #688266

November 10, 1860


* Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st)

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... See More  

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The Black Hawk War...

Item #688208

July 21, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 21, 1832  The front page has an article: "From the Western Border - Seat Of War" which is on the Black Hawk War. The report is rather detailed on a day-by-day basis.

The Black Hawk War was a conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted after Black Hawk and a group of Indians ... See More  

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Lincoln's message on what ignited the Civil War...

Item #688165

July 06, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1861  The most significant report is: "The "President's Message" which takes close to half of the front page & concludes on the back page where it is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

This is considered one of Lincoln's most famous speeches (although delivered to Congress in writing; not spoken) which has been given little attention, historic... See More  

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Terrific response from the Confederates on Lincoln's re-election...

Item #688126

November 15, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Nov. 15, 1864 

* Newspaper from the Confederate capital

* Reacting to election of President Abraham Lincoln

The most interesting item is an editorial which comments on the recent re-election of Abraham Lincoln, beginning: "It matters but little to us by what frauds, by what force and intimidation, the so-called election in the enemy's country has... See More  

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Crisis in the South...

Item #688110

December 18, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, December 18, 1860  The reports within are from during Abraham Lincoln's president elect era before his inauguration.

Among the one column headlines on the tensions building in the South prior to the Civil War are: "OUR NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Organization of the South Carolina Convention" "Adjournment To Charleston" "Thurlow Weed's Orga... See More  

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Lincoln's Proclamation to deserters...

Item #688079

March 11, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1865

* Abraham Lincoln proclamation to deserters

* General William T. Sherman Southern march

* Final month of the Civil War

Among the front page Civil War column heads are: "SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN" "Important Reports From New Bern" "Fayetteville Said to be in Possession of Our Forces" "Sherman's Advance within Forty Miles of ... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln Proclamation for more soldiers…

Item #688076

October 19, 1863

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 19, 1863   

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Proclamation for more soldiers

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "PRESIDENT'S PROCLAMATION" which is signed in type by him: Abraham Lincoln. Also: "Another Call For Soldiers" "Three Hundred Thousand Volunteers Asked For" "The Army Of The Cumber
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Lincoln offers pardon to deserters if they return...

Item #688074

March 11, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From New Orleans" "Gen. Banks About to Commence His Forward Movement' "Important To Deserters" "A Proclamation by the President' "An Amnesty to Deserters who Will Return Before the 1st of April" "A Morning to Those who Promote Desertions"... See More  

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Lincoln is tough on peace... Jeff Davis comments...

Item #688050

February 10, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1865

* Peace conference

* Confederate mission

* Abraham Lincoln

* Final months of war

 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Fight on Monday Last" "Difficult Nature of the Country" 'Temporary Defeat of the Union Forces" "Our Losses Thus Far About 800" "Union Lines Extended Four Miles&qu... See More  

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Much correspondence among the notables...

Item #688037

February 11, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1865  

* Peace Conference fails

* Abraham Lincoln dispatches

* Closing months of Civil War

The first column heads on the Civil War include: "THE PEACE FAILURE" "President Lincoln's Report "All About The Blair Mission" "The Official Orders, Letters, etc." "Mr. Lincoln's Pilgrimage" "A Brief & Usele... See More  

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Lincoln funeral, Booth's final moments, end of the Civil War, Sultana explosion...

Item #688036

April 29, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1865  There is a wealth of timely content in this issue from two weeks after the Lincoln assassination.

The front page includes two significant reports, the fifth column having details on the funeral of Abraham Lincoln with heads: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Westward Progress of the Funeral Cortege" "From New-York, Across Pennsylvania, into Ohio" ... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln in Albany & elsewhere, en route to his inauguration...

Item #688035

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1861 

* Abraham Lincoln inauguration train

* Jefferson Davis inauguration

* Confederate President

The entire front page is taken up with excellent & detailed reporting on Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration, with first column heads including: "THE PRESIDENTIAL PROGRESS" "The Journey of Mr. Lincoln & Suite fr... See More  

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Abe Lincoln makes his way to Washington, D.C...

Item #688034

February 16, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1861  There is much on the President-elect, Abraham Lincoln, as he makes his way from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration.

Page 2 has: 'Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Occurrences at Home Prior to the President's Departure" "Progress of the President Elect Towards the White House" "Cheers, Salutes & Bouquets" &q... See More  

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The Civil War is about to end... Two dispatches signed by Lincoln...

Item #688021

April 08, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1865  This issue was published the day before Robert E. Lee surrendered to U.S. Grant which essentially ended the Civil War.

Not surprisingly the significant front page headlines report the coming end, with many heads including: "GRANT---LEE" "Progress of the Rout of Lee's Army" "Another Brilliant Victory" "Desperate and Sanguin... See More  

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Battle of the Wilderness... Lincoln Proclamation thanking God...

Item #688020

May 10, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1864

* Battle of the Wilderness- Virginia

* Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving

 Some great first column heads with: "VICTORY ! " "ON TO RICHMOND" "Lee Defeat & Retreat Fully Confirmed" "Our Army In Vigorous Pursuit" "Official Dispatches from Grant and Meade" "Lee's Report of the Battles" "T... See More  

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Greeley's letter to Lincoln... Battle in Kentucky...

Item #688011

September 03, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 3, 1862 

* Battle of Richmond, Kentucky

* Horace Greeley & Abraham Lincoln

Articles include: "The Indian Massacres in Minnesota" "The Case of General Stone" "Mr. Lincoln's Scheme of Emancipation & Colonization" "War News of the Week" "Battle of Chattanooga" "Terrible Battle Near Richmon... See More  

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Very nice on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #688010

April 26, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 26, 1865  

* Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession

* New York City - Black mourning borders

Close to half of the first column on the front page is taken up with headlines--using type larger than typically found--reporting on the funeral of President Abraham Lincoln. Some of the heads include: "OBSEQUIES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN" "Universal Sorrow&quo
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Abraham Lincoln is laid to rest...

Item #688008

May 05, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1865  Much on the Lincoln funeral with first column heads including: "Our Dead President" "The Obsequies At Springfield" "Last Honors to the Great Departed" "He Is Laid Gently to Rest" "Exercises At the Cemetery" "Scenes & Incidents". There are also some ftpg. items relating to the closing events of the C... See More  

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Supporting Lincoln for President, on election day...

Item #687968

November 06, 1860


* Abraham Lincoln about to become President

* Presidential election begins (day of)

This was election day, the day that would ultimately prove successful for Abe Lincoln.

The front page has almost an entire column headed: "Lincoln Men All Alive" "The Council Fires Brightly Burning" with much fine text supporting the Lincol... See More  

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The second of the Lincoln Douglas debates...

Item #687923

September 03, 1858


* Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas

* The Great Debates of 1858 (2nd of 7)

* Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois

We find that reports on the now-famous Lincoln Douglas debates are very difficult to find in newspapers outside of Illinois, perhaps not surprising because it was a senate race in Illinois and Lincoln was, at thi
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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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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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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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Abraham Lincoln is elected president...

Item #687250

November 12, 1864


* Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term)

* 1st report plus Civil War reporting

 Page 3 has a nice illustration headed: "Prison At Andersonville, Georgia" with related text with one column heads: "Rebel Cruelties To Prisoners" "The Horrors of Andersonville, of Libby Prison, and of Relic Isle" "Plunde
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Lincoln's State of the Union address, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #687239

December 04, 1861

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1861 

* President Abraham Lincoln

* 1st State of the Union Address

* Best publication to be had ?

Most of page 2 is taken up with: "The President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to Congress, signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln.

Logically, much of his focus is on... See More  

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When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown... "Claim for a Slave", votes "nay"...

Item #686921

January 20, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1849  Page 3 has much reporting from the "House of Representatives" which includes 2 mentions of when Abraham Lincoln voted on two topics. On a debate headed "Claim For A Slave" his name appears under the "Nays", and on another bill being considered his name appears again under the "Nays".

This w... See More  

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Lincoln when he was an unknown... Mormons & California...

Item #686903

January 08, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 1849  Page 4 has reports from the House of Representatives and included within a list of those who voted "Yea" on the topic: "Private Claim For A Slave" is Abraham Lincoln.

This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Re
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Full page focus on Lincoln, with a print...

Item #686261

May 01, 1865


* Abraham Lincoln assassination w/ print

 Phrenology is a theory that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of their skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

The feature of this issue is the page near the back which is devoted to Ab... See More  

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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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Early returns show Lincoln is doing well in the 1864 election..

Item #685219

November 08, 1864


* Abraham Lincoln's election (2nd)

* Original American Civil War reporting

In addition to much inside page reporting on the latest Civil War events, page 2 has items concerning the election. Final results would not be known until the next day, however various partial returns are noted here (see photos), almost all showing Abraham Lincoln looking... See More  

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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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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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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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With Lincoln's election, the South takes action...

Item #683573

November 13, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1860 

* The South reacts to Abraham Lincoln's election

Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Now that the election of Lincoln is assured, this issue has much on the plans of Southern states in secession discussions--particularly in South Carolina--and p... See More  

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First election of Abraham Lincoln... The definitive report...

Item #683571

November 10, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1860 

* Abraham Lincoln's 1st election

* From the Nation's capital (best)

* The definitive report

Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Page 3 has a report headed: "Result of the Presidential Election" which gives the definitive report t... See More  

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