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Funeral of Abraham Lincoln...

Item # 675846

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 with wide margin, very nice condition.

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