2147
2147
(Abraham Lincoln Assassination)
AN ARCHIVE OF NEW YORK CITY NEWSPAPERS FROM THE SIX WEEKS AFTER THE ASSASSINATION. NEW YORK, 1865
Estimate
8,00012,000
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2147
(Abraham Lincoln Assassination)
AN ARCHIVE OF NEW YORK CITY NEWSPAPERS FROM THE SIX WEEKS AFTER THE ASSASSINATION. NEW YORK, 1865
Estimate
8,00012,000
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Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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New York

(Abraham Lincoln Assassination)
AN ARCHIVE OF NEW YORK CITY NEWSPAPERS FROM THE SIX WEEKS AFTER THE ASSASSINATION. NEW YORK, 1865
54 issues of six newspapers (size varies, but most 15 1/2 by 23 in.; 393 x 584 mm); condition varies.
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Catalogue Note

The Lincoln assassination and its aftermath as covered by the New York press.

A fine archive of 54 issues of six different daily and weekly New York newspapers from the six weeks after Abraham Lincoln's assassination, with coverage of the assassination, the assassin, the funerals in New York and Springfield, and the hunt for the conspirators. Also included is one issue from July 1865 regarding the execution of the conspirators and one issue from February 1866 with coverage of a memorial service in Lincoln's honor. Approximately 450 pages.

The archive include:

New-York Times, April 17 (2, one uncut at top), April 20, April 22, April 26, April 27 (uncut at top), May 4, May 8; February 13, 1866.

Evening Post, April 15 (3rd ed.), April 22 (3rd ed.), April 25, April 26 (4th ed.), April 27 (3rd ed.), April 28th (4th ed.), May 3 (3rd ed.), May 4 (3rd ed.), May 6 (3rd ed.), May 8 (3rd ed.), May 9 (3rd ed.), May 10 (3rd ed.), May 11 (3rd ed.), May 13.

New-York Tribune, April 25 (uncut at top).

New York Herald, April 15, April 16, April 17, april 18, April 19, April 21, April 23, April 24, April 29, April 30, May 1, May 2, May 5, May 6, May 7, May 9, May 10, May 11, May 12, May 13, May 14, May 15, May 16, May 17, July 8 ("Execution"). 

Harper's Weekly, April 29, May 6, May 13, May 20.

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 6, May 20, May 27.

Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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New York