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Death of President James Garfield...

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September 21, 1881

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1881 

* President James A. Garfield assassination death

The first column is headed: "THE MURDERED PRESIDENT" "A Day of Mournful Excitement at Elberon" and various subheads. Also on the ftpg: "The Hour of Death - A Detailed Description of the Scene at the Bedside of the dying President--Mrs. Garfield's Heroic Fortitude" and: "the Result of the Autopsy--The Course of the Bullet Different from the Doctors' Diagnoses..." and "Arranging For the Funeral" and even more. Related content takes the entire front page.
Complete in 8 pages, four binding holes at the first column affect about 10 ftpg. words in total, otherwise good.

Category: Post-Civil War