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    [Abraham Lincoln] The Cleveland Herald Newspaper. Vol. 46, Whole No. 3305, No. 19, four pages, 22" x 27", Cleveland, May 6, 1865. This is the Lincoln memorial edition. The entire first page is dedicated to the life and death of President Abraham Lincoln and the left column features the title, "In Memoriam. Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States. Born February 12, 1809. Assassinated April 14, 1865." Page four continues the memorial with an account of his assassination and funeral. Pages three and four are dedicated to other military news. Paper is heavily folded; it comes surrounded by a piece of paper bearing the following inscription:

    "Memorial - 'Cleveland Herald.'
    May 5th, 1865.
    Giving detail a/c of the death of Abraham Lincoln Prst. U. S.
    Funeral Ceremonies, etc.
    Please preserve this paper for the benefit of future questions. Theodore M. Warner."

    Pages are stained in places, but the text remains clear and bold. Edges are chipping in places. Theodore Warner was a private in the Eighty-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry. This is a must have for collectors of Lincoln memorabilia.


    Estimate: $400 - $600.

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