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    [Abraham Lincoln Assassination] Group Lot of Twelve Newspapers With Accounts of the Assassination.
    Boston Morning Journal, April 15, 1865. 4pp. Headlines on page two include: "The President Shot and Mortally Wounded. Escape of the Murderer. Attempt on the Life of Secretary Seward. The Recovery of Mr. Seward Doubtful. J. Wilkes Booth, the Actor, the Alleged Assassin." Heavy wear, with separations occurring at horizontal fold.
    Daily Advertiser, April 16, 1865. Extra edition, 2pp. Giving "Giving Full and Trustworthy Accounts" on these stories: "John Wilkes Booth the Assassin. His Previous Movements. His Intemperance. The Murder, the Escape, and the Pursuit. Abraham Lincoln's Death-bed." Heavy wear, soiling and separations at folds. Just fair condition.
    Boston Daily Advertiser, April 17, 1865. 4pp. and Daily Advertiser Supplement, April 17, 1865. 2pp. With the latest reports on the assassination and investigation. Heavy wear, good.
    National Intelligencer, April 22, 1865. 4pp. Washington, D.C. Giving accounts of the removal of the President's remains, and the arrests of the conspirators. Previously bound, otherwise near fine.
    New York Tribune, April 27, 1865. 8pp. With mourning rules. Reporting on Lincoln's funeral at Albany, N.Y. and the arrest of Hunnius Bruits Booth. Also, good content on Sherman's capture of Raleigh and the surrender at Mobile. Near fine.
    The New York Herald, May 5, 1865. 8pp. Giving an account of Lincoln's internment in Springfield. Disbound, dampstaining. Very good.
    New York Tribune, May 11, 1865. 8pp. With front page headlines reading: "The Assassination. The Flight of Davis. The Case of Harrold. His Journeys to Canada. The Complicity of Mrs. Surratt. How the Prisoners Look." With evidence of having been formerly bound, otherwise very good.
    Walton's Morning Journal, two issues dated July 7 and 8, 1865. Montpelier, Virginia. Containing stories on the sentencing and execution of the Lincoln assassination conspirators. Near fine.
    Salem Gazette, July 11, 1865. 4pp. Salem, Massachusetts. Containing an article reporting on the execution of the Lincoln assassination conspirators on page two, column one. Light dampstaining at top corner, otherwise very good.
    New York Times, August 4, 1865. 8pp. With stories on Dr. Samuel Mudd's confession, also stories on Andersonville. Small tears in masthead, otherwise very good.


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