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Death of President Garfield...



Item # 680436

September 20, 1881

DAILY EVENING HERALD, Newburyport, Massachusetts, Sept. 20, 1881 

* President James A. Garfield assassination
* 1st report of his death


The front page reports the death of President Garfield with first column heads: "HE SLEEPS" "The President is Peacefully at Rest" "The End Comes Suddenly at Last" "Arrangements for the Obsequies" 'President Arthur Takes the Oath of Office" "Mrs. Garfield Completely Prostrated" "The Trial of the Nameless Wretch" and more.
Four pages, some chipping at the blank spine, lightly toned, generally nice.

Category: Post-Civil War