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Death of President James Garfield...

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September 20, 1881

DAILY EVENING JOURNAL, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, September 20, 1881 

* James Garfield 
* Death of President

All columns on all four pages have wide, black "mourning rules" for the death of the President. Among the one columns headlines on page 3 are:
"DEAD ! " "The Long Suspense Ended" "The Assassin's Fell Designs Accomplished" "Garfield's Last Moments" "A Requisition for Guiteau"
There are various reports on the front page and page 2 as well.

This issue is complete in four pages, is slightly irregular at the spine, mostly loose at the spine, and has various margin tears. The newspaper must be handled carefully.

Category: Post-Civil War