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Mrs. Harris is acquitted of involvement in Lincoln's murder...
Item # 650683
July 20, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial
* Mary Harris acquitted
* Reconstruction era
The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos).
Other news of the day. Eight pages, untrimmed, some margin wear with tiny tears, generally good.
Category: Post-Civil War