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July 18, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, July 18, 1867 

* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination

Page 3 has a report headed: "The Assassination  Plot" which comments on a letter signed by Booth, Payne, Harold, and Atzerodt, ending with: "...The moment has now arrived when I must change my plans. Many will blame me for what I am about to do; but posterity, I am sure, will justify me; men who love their country better than gold or life."
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War