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    The Hanging of the Conspirators Against President Abraham Lincoln: "Last Hours of the Condemned" and the "Scenes at the Scaffold" July 8, 1865, The New York Daily Tribune, Vol. 25, No. 7567, 6-column layout, 8 pages, 20.5" x 15.5". Featuring a front-page story, "THE ASSASSINATION," with an account of the hanging of the conspirators, "Mrs. Surratt, Payne, Harrold and Atzerodt." Very lightly toned pages, a few minor stains; top selvage has some tears, not affecting the print. Paper sticker of previous owner on front page masthead: "A. C. Greene, 18 Apr. 66." A few small edge splits on interior pages. But the key feature is the two-column story on the "last hours of the condemned," and the "scenes at the scaffold." Very important news account of the era - well before the days of radio, Americans turned to these newspapers for "first-hand" information on events of national significance. Rare. Choice extremely fine.

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