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President Garfield is shot...

Item # 688066

July 02, 1881

HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1881  

* President James A. Garfield shot (1st report)
* Charles J. Guiteau - assassin

The great one column heads include: "SHOT ! " President Garfield the Victim of an Assassin" "The Assassin Arrested" "Circumstances Of The Shooting" "At The White House" "The President As Comfortable as Possible" and also: "SAD NEWS" "The Physicians' Official Bulletin" "Internal Hemorrhages Reported" "The Wounds Likely To Prove Fatal" "The Assassin's Letter" " 'The President's Tragic Death Was a Sad Necessity' " "The Anxiety Deepening" and even more. 
Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War