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    NEW-YORK TIMES NEWSPAPER APRIL 15, 1865, "PRESIDENT LINCOLN SHOT BY AN ASSASSIN THE DEED DONE AT FORD'S THEATRE LAST NIGHT." ALSO NUMEROUS OTHER LINCOLN ITEMS CIRCA 1861-1865. This lot has numerous items about President Lincoln: Currier & Ives "The Assassination of President Lincoln", 16" x 12"; Complete Harper's Weekly with ¾ length etching of John Wilkes Booth; Broadside, the Olive Branch: "Peace and Union. How shall we obtain them?" , 12" x 17.5"; Leslie's Weekly a new story of the Assassination of Lincoln, March 26, 1908, have notations by Fostell on paper. National Police Gazette- April 22, 1865. Etchings of Death Bed of Lincoln & the Assassination. Philadelphia Inquirer 17 April 1865. New York Herald 15 April 1865 (19th century reprint) Assassination of Lincoln, J. W. Booth alleged Assassin. Extra: Death of President. New York Tribune 28 April 1865. New York Herald 9 November 1864 Abe Lincoln Re-Elected President. New York Tribune April 17, 1865. Scene of tragedy & John Wilkes Booth the Assassin [etchings]. Broadside: The Inaugural Address 4 march 1865 [laminated]. Philadelphia Inquirer 20 April 1865 The funeral car of President Lincoln. Harpers Weekly with etching of wearing Wide Awake hats, Oct. 3, 1860. Very nice archive. 24-plus items.

    Provenance: Al. Emmett Fostell Collection

    Condition: Various conditions - good-very fine.


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