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Print of the "national flag" for Florida...

Item # 693247

January 25, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 25, 1861 

* Rare Confederate Florida flag print ('National Flag')
* President-elect Abraham Lincoln in Springfield
* Pre Civil War tensions in the South

The top of page 3 has one column headings: "Important From Springfield" "Mr. Lincoln And The National Crisis" "Fears of Failure of the Incoming Administratio"
The back page has: "Affairs In Florida" with various subheads including: "The Secession Declaration not so Precipitate as it was Expected--How the Secession Action is Received--The Reopening of the African Slave Trade Winked at--The New National Flag" and another article: "the Secession of Florida" with subheads including: "Grand Jollification in Jacksonville--The Liberty of Florida Proclaimed to the People..." and more (see).
Included in this lengthy article is a print of the proposed "new national flag of Florida" now that it has seceded from the Union. More.
Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War