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Abraham Lincoln ventures towards Washington, D.C...

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February 26, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1861 

* Abraham Lincoln prepares for inauguration

Among the front page heads are reports concerning the new administration of Abraham Lincoln and the coming Civil War: "Passage of the Bill to Discontinue the Postal Service in the Seceded States" "Movements of the President Elect" "Visit of Mr. Lincoln to the Capitol" "The Latest Speculation Respecting the New Cabinet" "The Outgoing Administration".  Among the ftpg. subheads are: "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural" "Mr. Lincoln's Cabinet" "Mr. Lincoln's Reception" and "Arrival of Office Seekers".
Eight pages, a little light foxing, generally nice.

Category: Pre-Civil War