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Abraham Lincoln's position... Fugitive slave case...



Item # 671471

January 30, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 

* Abraham Lincoln about to change America

Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see).
Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case" .
Four pages, various foxing & some damp staining, otherwise good.

Category: Pre-Civil War