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February 21, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 21, 1861  The front page has among its column heads: "The Incoming Administration" "Mr. Lincoln In New York" "His Reception and Speech at the City Hall" "How Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Spent the Day and Evening"  and more.
Among the subheads on Lincoln's journey are: "Mayor Wood's Speech to Mr. Lincoln" "Mr. Lincoln's Reply to Mayor Wood" of New York City; "What the People Said, And What Mr. Lincoln Replied" "A Tall Customer" "Taller Than the Tallest--Good For Jersey" ""Mr. Lincoln on the Balcony" of the Astor House, a print of which is in the Harper's Weekly issue of March 2, 1861.
Also: "The Police Arrangements" "A Significant Interview".
And continuing on the back page: "Mr. Lincoln's Reception" "Serenade at the Astor House" "Arrival of the Vice President" "Speech of Mr. Hamlin" "Arrangements For Mr. Lincoln at Trenton" and more.
Page 5 has a report from Fort Kearney beginning: "The Pony Express passed here at 4:15 p.m., bringing the following summary of news..."
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War