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President-Elect Lincoln enroute... Departs from Springfield...

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February 12, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1861

* Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois
* Starts his journey for Washington D.C.

The front page has the following one column headlines: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Mr. Lincoln's Departure From Springfield" "Parting Address To His Fellow-Townsmen" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Important Speech by the President Elect" "Departure Of The Secession Troops" and more.
Much text concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield towards Washington, D.C. and his inauguration the following month.
Eight pages, tiny pin holes at the blank spine, printing creases on page 4 to the "News Of The Day" article id distracting, otherwise very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War