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Four issue lot on Guiteau's trial & the assassination of Garfield...



Item # 566194

August 11, 1881

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, 1881

* President James Garfield assassination
* Charles Guiteau murder trial


A lot of four issues, each with front page column heads concerning the Guiteau trial for assassinating President Garfield as well as the hoped for recovery & funeral plans for the President.

The ftpg. heads include for Aug. 11: "The President" "Disappearance of the Fever"; Aug. 29: "Guiteau" "The Assassin to Be Protected" "The President" "Marked Change for the Better"; Sept. 22: "A Sad Journey" "From Elberon to Washington" "Leaving Elberon"; Nov. 17: "The Guiteau Trial" "The Twelfth Juryman Secured" plus there are many subheads in each issue (see).

Each is complete in four pages, has some clean tears at the margins generally a nice group of four issues.

Category: Post-Civil War