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President-elect Abraham Lincoln...

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February 28, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 28, 1861 

* Abraham Lincoln as president-elect
* Pre Inauguration war tensions

The front page of this famous national newspaper reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with one column headlines including: "The Proceedings of the Peace Convention" "Speculation Respecting The New Cabinet" "The Tone of Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural" "The Outgoing Administration" and more.
Also on the front page is: "The Incoming Administration" with subheads including: "Interview Between Senator Douglas and Mr. Lincoln" "The Movements of The President Elect" "The Position of Mr. Seward" "Mr. Lincoln's Cabinet" with the report carrying over to the back page with: "Swarming of The Office Seekers" "The Recent Presidential Escapade" and "Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln's Reception" (see for portions).
There is related content on pages 4 & 5 also with items headed:
"The Situation of the Country--The Policy of the Incoming Administration" "The Way the Conspiracy Against Lincoln Was Discovered" and "The Chevalier Forney on Abraham Lincoln".
Eight pages, a little scattered foxing, generally very nice.

Category: Pre-Civil War