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The Lincoln Assassination and Its Aftermath:
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A remarkable archive of 54 issues of six different daily and weekly New York newspapers from the six weeks after Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, with coverage of the assassination, the assassin, the funerals in New York and Springfield, and the hunt for the conspirators. Also includes one issue from July 1865 regarding the execution of the conspirators and one issue from February 1866 with coverage of a memorial service in Lincoln’s honor.

[ABRAHAM LINCOLN]. Newspapers. Volume of 54 issues of six different daily and weekly New York publications. Approximately 450 pp. From 11½ x 16½ in. to 23 x 31 in. per issue, depending on the title; most 15½ x 23 in.

Inventory #30031.01       Price: $6,500

Group of Newspapers Reporting Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination

Titles include:

New-York Times, April 17, 1865, 8 pp. (uncut at top)

New-York Times, April 17, 1865, 8 pp.

New-York Times, April 20, 1865, 8 pp.

New-York Times, April 22, 1865, 8 pp.

New-York Times, April 26, 1865, 8 pp.

New-York Times, April 27, 1865, 8 pp. (uncut at top)

New-York Times, May 4, 1865, 8 pp.

New-York Times, May 8, 1865, 8 pp.

New-York Times, February 13, 1866, 8 pp. “Memorial Services in Honor of the Late President”

 

Evening Post (New York), April 15, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), April 22, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), April 25, 1865, 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), April 26, 1865, 4th ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), April 27, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), April 28, 1865, 4th ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), May 3, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), May 4, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), May 6, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), May 8, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), May 9, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), May 10, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), May 11, 1865, 3rd ed., 4 pp.

Evening Post (New York), May 13, 1865, 4 pp.

 

New-York Tribune, April 25, 1865, 4 pp. (uncut at top)

 

New York Herald, April 15, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, April 16, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, April 17, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, April 18, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, April 19, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, April 21, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, April 23, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, April 24, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, April 29, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, April 30, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 1, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 2, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 5, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 6, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 7, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 9, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 10, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 11, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 12, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 13, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 14, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 15, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 16, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, May 17, 1865, 8 pp.

New York Herald, July 8, 1865, 8 pp. “Execution”

 

Harper’s Weekly, April 29, 1865, 16 pp. “The Murder of the President”

Harper’s Weekly, May 6, 1865, 16 pp. “The President’s Funeral in New York”

Harper’s Weekly, May 13, 1865, 16 pp. “The Assassin’s End”

Harper’s Weekly, May 20, 1865, 16 pp. “The Assassination,” “President Lincoln’s Funeral”

 

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, May 6, 1865, 13 pp. (weird cut)

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, May 20, 1865, 16 pp.

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, May 27, 1865, 16 pp. (tears to pp. 9-16)


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