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    [Abraham Lincoln Assassination] Twelve Newspapers With Content Regarding the Lincoln Assassination. Includes:
    Cincinnati Daily Gazette, April 15, 1865. 4pp.
    With news of Lincoln's assassination appearing on page 3, having arrived only that morning by telegraph.
    New York Tribune. Two issues dated April 17 and 18, 1865. Both copies missing interior pages. The April 17 issue claiming, "No hope of his son Frederick [Seward]"; and reporting on April 18, "His [Seward] son Conscious". Evenly toned, minor tears at margins.
    The Semi-Weekly Times. New York. Four issues dated April 18, 21, 25, and 28 for the year 1865. All with mourning rules and giving up to date news and speculations on the assassination. All uncut at top, in very good to near fine condition except for the April 18th issue which shows heavy soiling and wear to top half of front page.
    The World. New York. April 24, 1865. 8pp. Mainly war content, particularly with regard to General Sherman. Very good, save ragged margin to second sheet.
    New York Daily News. April 25, 1865. With mourning rules. Front page announces arrival of the President's remains and the arrival of the cortege at City Hall. Only lightly toned. Near fine.
    New York Herald. Three issues date April 24, 25 and 27 for the year 1865. All with mourning rules; first two issues report on Lincoln's funeral, and the 27th focuses on General Sherman. All in good condition with some wear at folds.


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