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Funeral of Abraham Lincoln...
Item # 672939
April 26, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, April 26, 1865 The front page has some nice first column heads including: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Sombre Grandeur of the Funeral Pageant" "Sixty Thousand Citizens in the Funeral Procession" "The Closing Scenes About the Coffin & in the Streets" "Departure of The Funeral Train" and more.
The entire front page is taken up with reports on the funeral procession, as is most of the back page as well.
There are reports on the inside page concerning some closing moments of the Civil War, such as: "Grant At Raleigh" "The President's Instructions Given to Sherman" "Johnston Notified that the Truce id ended" "Civil Matters Not to be Settled by Generals" and more.
Pages 1, 4, 5 & 8 are bordered with black mourning rules. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, a margin tear to a back leaf, good condition.