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Hometown newspaper on Garfield's funeral...

Item # 615964

September 24, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1881 

* President James S. Garfield 
* Lake View Cemetery 
* Best title to have ?

A very graphic issue on the funeral of President James Garfield, who was born & raised in a Cleveland suburb and is buried in Cleveland.
The top of the front page has two large illustrations showing: "The Pavilion And Catafalque" and: "The Funeral Car". Front page column heads report on the details of the funeral ceremonies (see).
Present are pages 1, 2, 7 & 8. Foxing, two folds, some pg. 2 archival mends at the fold. A displayable issue & discounted due to the lack of interior pages.

Category: Post-Civil War