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The nation prepares for war... Much on Lincoln from Springfield...
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November 17, 1860
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 17, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln at Springfield, Illinois
* Presidential election victory reaction
* Pre Civil War tensions in the Southern states
From a few months before the outbreak of war at Fort Sumter, this issue has much content on the events leading to war.
Included are: "Fugitive Slave Case at Chicago" "South Carolina" "The Secession Movement - Hot Speeches & Bitter Resolves - War Preparations in South Carolina - Resignation of Senators - State Conventions Called - Retaliatory Measures" "Secession Repudiated in Kentucky" "The Black Plague of American Politics" "From the Home of Mr. Lincoln" includes his list of Cabinet choices.
And there is more on Lincoln with: "From the Home of Mr. Lincoln - Election Day At Springfield" takes over 1 1/2 columns. Also: "How Mr. Lincoln Received the Election" News" also takes over a full column.
Eight pages, some damp staining near the top, good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War