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701603

Post Abraham Lincoln assassination events...

Item #701603

May 06, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 6, 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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$26.00
697404

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

Item #697404

April 26, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, April 26, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War era publication

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow

* re Abraham Lincoln assassination




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-... See More  

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$264.00
696929

Rare Lincoln's assassination report, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #696929

April 15, 1865

EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865  



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report)

* It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred




Terrific to have this first report of Lincoln's assassination in a newspaper from the city where it happened. This is the first of this issue we have offered.

The top of the front page has a column with heads: "ASS... See More  

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$6,350.00
696722

One of the best Lincoln assassination issues...

Item #696722

April 22, 1865

WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., 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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$2,150.00
691074

Lincoln's funeral & the end of the Civil War...

Item #691074

April 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865  A wealth of column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee&q... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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$65.00
690769

The trial of Lincoln's assassins...

Item #690769

May 11, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 11, 1865 



* re. Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the assassins - conspirators

* Woman plotter Mary Surratt




Page 2 includes: "The Trial of the Assassins" which includes: "...The trial of the assassins to-day made considerable progress...Mrs. Surratt, one of the chief instigators of the assassination, is closely guarded...... See More  

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$38.00
690767

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

Item #690767

May 18, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 18, 1865 



* Post Abraham Lincoln assassination



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, gre... See More  

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$32.00
690698

Trial of the Lincoln conspirators, from the city where it happened...

Item #690698

May 17, 1865

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 17, 1865 



* Trial of the conspirators - assassins

* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* From the city where it took place




All of pages 1, 2 & most of page 3 are taken up with: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Trial of the Accused' "Monday's Testimony Continues" "The Proceedings Yesterday" with a... See More  

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$48.00
690672

First report: Lincoln's assassination...

Item #690672

April 20, 1865

THE JOURNAL & COURIER, Little Falls, New York, April 20, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




Being a weekly newspaper this issue has the first report of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. All columns on all pages have wide, black mourning rules.

The front page has: "The Great Calamity" which is an essay on Lincol... See More  

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$575.00
688985

Great graphic issue on the Lincoln assassination...

Item #688985

May 06, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, May 6, 1865 



* Graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral



This issue remains one of the most dramatic of the newspapers reporting Lincoln's assassination, particularly for the terrific front page featuring a print of John Wilkes Booth leaping from the President's box at Ford's Theatre just after shooting Lincoln, showing the P... See More  

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$325.00
688982

Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...

Item #688982

April 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Apr. 29, 1865 



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue



This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "A... See More  

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686261

Full page focus on Lincoln, with a print...

Item #686261

May 01, 1865

PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, May, 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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$285.00
683269

Much on the trial of Lincoln's assassination, and the end of the Civil War...

Item #683269

May 23, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 23, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Trial of the assassins - traitors




The front page has column heads on the trial of those accused of assassinating President Lincoln: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial on Monday" "Evidence of an Important Witness Suppressed" "Capture of Booth and Harrold" "Testimony of Captain Doug... See More  

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$41.00
683070

Further investigation on the Lincoln assassination...

Item #683070

May 06, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, May 6, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the closing events of the Civil War are: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Another Letter from Beverly Tucker & Geo. Sanders" "Absolute Denial of any Knowledge of the Assassination" "Harold's Confession and the Other Testimony Sent to 

Europe" "The Preliminary Examination About Co... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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$39.00
682863

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

Item #682863

April 15, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth




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 ... See More  

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$3,950.00
682478

Terrific display issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #682478

April 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre




This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15.

And when it comes to graphic appeal, it could also be argued that this edition of the 16th surpasses tha... See More  

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$2,995.00
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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$655.00
680184

This racist newspaper reports the Lincoln assassination...

Item #680184

April 22, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 22, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report)

* Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth

* In a pro-white publication




A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

With thi... See More  

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$735.00
678831

Andrew Johnson: the new American President...

Item #678831

May 06, 1865

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 6, 1865  An inside page has a print of: "Mr. Andrew Johnson, the New President of the United States" with a related article titled the same. The same page has a print: "The Assassination of President Lincoln: Meeting of Americans on Monday in St. James's Hall" with the next page having articles: "Meeting of Condolence on t... See More  

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678829

Abraham Lincoln's assassination....

Item #678829

April 29, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1865



* Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

* Surrender of General Robert E. Lee



 Page 2 has an historic report headed: "America - Murder of President Lincoln and Attempt on the Life of Mr. Seward" with the text beginning: "The war news, important as it is, containing notice of the surrender of General Lee, pales
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$112.00
675994

Congregation Shearith Israel mourns... Lincoln's funeral...

Item #675994

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865 



* Jewish Congregation Shearith Israel

* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Lying in State at the Capitol

* Hunt for the assassins continue




Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Israel [Shearith Israel] on behalf of th... See More  

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$300.00
672126

Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia and New York City...

Item #672126

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination 

* Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia

* Hunt for John Wilkes Booth




All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelp... See More  

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$158.00
668461

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #668461

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 



* Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services

* Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral

* Black mourning borders




Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogu... See More  

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$825.00
172886

On the assassination and funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #172886

May 20, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865  The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".

Inside has a ful... See More  

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$220.00

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$111.00
172880

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

Item #172880

April 29, 1865

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



* 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 issue.

Inside articles are headed: "Abraha... See More  

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$925.00

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$464.00
172882

On the Lincoln assassination and funeral...

Item #172882

May 06, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln.

The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a postage stamp by the U... See More  

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