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    Four Lincoln Assassination Issues of the New York Times, 32 pp. total, folio, April 17 - April 20, 1865, aging as expected, some splits and stains. Overall good condition. Abraham Lincoln, shot on April 14, was dead by the time these editions went to press. The columns are all edged in black as a sign of mourning and speculate as to the future of the country. War news still appears from the South, the most important items being the capture of Raleigh, North Carolina and the impending surrender of Joseph Johnston's Army of Tennessee. Historically important, these papers allow the modern ready to enjoy pivotal American history in the present tense. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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