February 14, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
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Three May-June 1865 Issues of the New-York Tribune, Reporting on Lincoln's Funeral and the Capture and Trial of the Assassins

Lot of 3 (three) newspapers, each 21 x 16.25 in., detailing the major events surrounding the funeral of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln and the trial proceedings of his assassins. The trial coverage consists of transcriptions of examinations and testimonies, as well as commentaries on the same. Additional, non-related articles involve the social effects of the end of the war, including the treatment of Confederate prisoners and the occasional skirmishing with hold-out rebel groups.

Provenance:The Mr. & Mrs. Jack L. Smith Collection of Lincolniana

Condition:

Good condition overall.  Some tearing of edges present, with some additional lightening and some foxing present.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$132
02/14/2019

 

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