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701647

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

Item #701647

April 15, 1865

EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865  Terrific to have this first report of Lincoln's assassination in a newspaper from the city where it happened.

The top of the front page has a column with heads: "ASSASSINATION OF THE PRESIDENT" "Attempted Murder Of Secretary Seward And Sons". The report begins: "Last evening at 10:30 p.m., at Ford's Theatre, the... See More  

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$6,550.00
701259

In a pro-South newspaper: Lincoln's inaugural address on the front page...

Item #701259

March 08, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's inauguration

* Inaugural address on the ftpg.

* Closing weeks of the Civil War - pro-Confederate title




Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, wit... See More  

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$490.00
697916

1865 Abraham Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #697916

March 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1865 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* 2nd inauguration illustrations

* Shortly before assassination




The entire front page is taken up with a very nice engraving captioned: "President Lincoln Taking the Oath At His Second Inauguration, March 4, 1865" showing just that. A great display issue as such.

An inside page has an article: "... See More  

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$528.00
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
691437

On the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #691437

March 04, 1861

NEW YORK COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, March 4, 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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$99.00
691247

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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691179

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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691156

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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$42.00
688044

Lincoln's first inaugural address... "We are not enemies, but friends"...

Item #688044

March 08, 1861

KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, March 8, 1861



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural address

* "We are not enemies, but friends"




 Page 3 begins with the: "Inaugural Address" which is signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. It takes nearly 2 columns.

Page 2 has a lengthy editorial on: "Lincoln's Inaugural". It includes in ... See More  

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688042

President-elect on his way to his inauguration...

Item #688042

February 21, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 21, 1861  



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* En route to Washington D.C.

* New York City visit - speech




The front page has among its column heads: "The Incoming Administration" "Mr. Lincoln In New York" "His Reception and Speech at the City Hall" "How Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Spent the Day and Evening"  and more.

Among t... See More  

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688034

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

Item #688034

February 16, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1861 



* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* Journey to the White House for inauguration




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 Pres... See More  

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688031

Lincoln is inaugurated, with his memorable address on the front page...

Item #688031

March 05, 1865

DAILY MILWAUKEE NEWS, Wisconsin, March 5, 1865 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural Address




The front page begins with nice column heads including: "Inaugural Message Of President Lincoln!" "The Heavens Wept Profusely & the Streets of Washington Deluged in Mud!" "Latest From Sherman!" & much more on the closing events of the Civi... See More  

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$875.00
684483

Pre-Civil War tensions.... Abe Lincoln's Cabinet...

Item #684483

November 18, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 18, 1860



* Abraham Lincoln as president-elect

* Pre Civil War Southern tensions




Among the front page column heads from just before the outbreak of war: "OUR NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Important From South Carolina" "Inauguration of Revolution by the People of Charleston" "The U,S. Ensign Flying Over Fort Moultrie Only" &quo
... See More  

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$60.00
684148

On the inaugurations of Jefferson Davis, and Abraham Lincoln...

Item #684148

March 16, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 16, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Rebel leader Jefferson Davis

* Inaugurations w/ prints




The full front page is a nice print of: "The Hon. Jefferson Davis, President-Elect of the New Southern Confederacy, Addressing the Citizens of Montgomery, Ala...Preview to His Inauguration." Inside includes a dramatic print of: "... See More  

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$276.00
683525

Lincoln's second inaugural address: 'With malice towards none...'

Item #683525

March 07, 1865

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, March 7, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration (historic)

* "With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All"

* End of Civil War & assassination nears




Page 2 has a very historic report headed: "Inauguration Day at Washington" which is primarily taken up with the: "Inaugural Address of President Lincoln". I... See More  

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$365.00
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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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
680176

Reports on Lincoln's inauguration in this racist newspaper...

Item #680176

March 04, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, March 4, 1865 



* Rare pro-white publication

* Abraham Lincoln inauguration

* Closing weeks of the Civil War




A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. This issue has much reporting and editorializing on Lincoln's inauguration, both with a strong bias against Lincoln.

Some articles area hea... See More  

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$430.00
598469

President-Elect Abraham Lincoln en route...

Item #598469

March 12, 1861

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, March 12, 1861



* Abraham Lincoln

* post inauguration



Page 3 has the following one column headings: "The Cabinet" "The Confederation" "The Virginia Convention"



Nice reading here. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, some tape mends along central fold, minor foxing, otherwise nice.... See More  

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$23.00
596826

Early attempt to assassinate President-Elect Abe Lincoln...

Item #596826

February 27, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 27, 1861 



* Lincoln's new administration 



The front page reports the ominous events that would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months. Also content on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln with first column headlines including: "The Finale of the Peace Conference", "Movements of Mr. Lincoln", &quo... See More  

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$49.00
561801

Crisis in the South...

Item #561801

December 12, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, from New York, dated December 12, 1860.



* Southern crisis

* Secession options

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect



This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of pre Civil War reporting 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:



* THE SOUTH... See More  

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$29.00
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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$452.00
172552

Ulysses. S. Grant & the battle at Fort Donelson...

Item #172552

March 08, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1862  The entire front page is a nice print captioned: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. The Hero of Fort Donelson" with a related article inside.

Other prints in this issue include a full page: "The Hand-to-Hand Fight Over Schwartz's Battery at Fort Donelson"; a full pg: "Seeking For The wounded by Torch-Light, After... See More  

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$29.00
172450

Lincoln's inauguration... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172450

March 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861  The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage.

Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text he... See More  

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$225.00
172768

Thomas Nast print on April Fool's Day...

Item #172768

April 02, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1864  The full front page has: "The Soldiers' Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" and prints of: "General William F. Smith" & "Brigadier-General Henry E. Davies". Inside has a full page print by Thomas Nast captioned: "General Sherman's Rear-Guard" shows many slaves. Other prints include: "Major... See More  

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$24.00
172392

Notable Abraham Lincoln political cartoon, with racial overtones...

Item #172392

August 25, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 25, 1860  Perhaps the most significant print in this issue is the back page political cartoon captioned: "The Coming Man's Presidential Career, a la Blondin" showing a beardless Abe Lincoln with an African-American on his shoulders. (Blondin was a famous tightrope walker who had walked across Niagara Falls on a rope the year prior).  An... See More  

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$69.00
172898

The conspirators in the Lincoln assassination...

Item #172898

July 01, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 1, 1865  The front page has 2 prints concerning the dedication of the Bull Run monuments, captioned: "Monument Erected on the Field of the First Battle of Bull Run" and: "Consecration of the Bull Run Monuments--Reading the Service". There is front page text on the dedication as well.

Inside has a full page of: "Sherman And His Gene... See More  

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$23.00
172448

Abraham Lincoln hoisting the American flag upon Independence Hall...

Item #172448

March 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861  The full front page is taken up with: "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall'. Other prints inside include: "City & Garrison of Fort Smith, Arkansas" "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the State Troops", a print of: "Miss Patterson, of Baltimore",... See More  

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$75.00
172868

Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #172868

March 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1865  The entire front page is taken up with a very nice engraving captioned: "President Lincoln Taking the Oath At His Second Inauguration, March 4, 1865" showing just that. A great display issue as such.

An inside page has an article: "The President's Inaugural" which includes the text of his second inaugural address, which i... See More  

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$448.00

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$225.00
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