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