Mar 21, 2024 - Sale 2663

Sale 2663 - Lot 24

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(ABOLITION.) Front-page headline on the passage of the 13th Amendment, in the Boston Daily Advertiser. 4 pages, 29½ x 21¼ inches, on one folding sheet; folds, minimal wear. Boston, 1 February 1865

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The headline reads "The Anti-Slavery Amendment to the Constitution Passed. Ratification by the States Only Required." A page 2 editorial asserts that "the success of this great measure will be the crowning event of the war, and indeed of the century."