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Hometown newspaper on Garfield's funeral...



Item # 674451

September 24, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1881  A very graphic issue on the funeral of President James Garfield, who was born & raised in a Cleveland suburb and is buried in Cleveland.
The top of the front page has two large illustrations showing: "The Pavilion And Catafalque" and: "The Funeral Car". Front page column heads report on the details of the funeral ceremonies. Page 4 has a black-bordered print of: "James Abram Garfield".
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds with foxing at folds and some perforation at a fold & fold junctures.

Item from Catalog 301 (released for December, 2020)...

Category: Post-Civil War