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Lincoln's last Proclamation...

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April 12, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 12, 1865 

* American Civil War is over speech
* Abraham Lincoln's last public speech
* Presidential proclamation 128
* Just 2 days before his assassination

This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination.
The top of page 2 has: "A Proclamation by the President" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Proclamation is dated April 11, 1865, three days before his assassination, and was to be his last. The top of page 3 has the: "Supplementary Proclamation" which relates to the other, also signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.
Other articles within include: "Who Owns the Tune of 'Dixie' "; a nice article on Lincoln's entrance into Richmond after its capture; "Rebel Surrenders" and more end-of-war reports.
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Yankee