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Abraham Lincoln wins the Presidential election...



Item # 688054

November 07, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, November 7, 1860 

* Abraham Lincoln's 1st election victory

The entire front page is taken up with reports of the election, with first column heads including: "THE RESULT" "End Of The Great National Contest" "Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, Elected President" "And Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, Vice President of the United States" "Overwhelming Majorities in the Interior for the Republicans" "Anti-Republican Majority in the Next Congress" "How Will They Meet The Crisis? "Scenes In The Metropolis" and other items.
A wealth of front page charts not only for the "Electoral Vote" showing the count for Lincoln, but for local races as well.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War