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Abraham Lincoln is elected President of the United States...

Item # 692531

November 10, 1860

HARTFORD WEEKLY TIMES, Connecticut, Nov. 10, 1860 

* President Abraham Lincoln
* First presidential election win
* Civil War on the horizon

The top of page 2 has a column headed: "The Presidential Contest" "Election Of Lincoln and Hamlin" "The North for Lincoln - The South Mostly For Breckinridge" "Lincoln Comes In With A Congress Against Him!"
A wealth of reporting here with some interesting editorial comments. Other related articles include: "Trouble!" which is brief: "Northern U.S. Senators have been requested to repair to Washington immediately, a dissolution of the Union appearing to be inevitable." Also: "The Effect of the News, South" "New Jersey Votes Against Lincoln" "Results of Republican Success" "The Union to be Dissolved" "The South Now Moving" "The 'Panic Game' " and "A Hollow Victory".
Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

Category: Pre-Civil War