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First election of Abraham Lincoln... The definitive report...

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November 10, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1860 

* Abraham Lincoln's 1st election
* From the Nation's capital (best)
* The definitive report

Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.
Page 3 has a report headed: "Result of the Presidential Election" which gives the definitive report that Lincoln has formally won the election, noting that: "The whole number of Electors of President and Vice President of the United States...is 303, or whom 152 are a majority. The states, being sufficient to elect, which have decided that their electoral votes shall be cast for Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, are the following:..." and what follows is a chart showing 169 electoral votes for Lincoln, officially giving him the election.
This is followed by various other reports relating to the election.
A great issue on Lincoln's election.
Complete in four pages, large folio size, minor staining at the spine, good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War