Mar 10, 2011 - Sale 2239

Sale 2239 - Lot 80

Price Realized: $ 240
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
LINCOLN'S ASSASSINATION (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. New York Times, April 15, 1865. Single elephant folio leaf, folded to form an 4 page newspaper; archival paper repair to far right column; a few tiny holes at the junction of the folds. New York, 1865

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The morning edition of the New York Times, carrying the news as it had just come in via telegraph; printed in columns bordered in heavy black mourning: "Awful Event. President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin. The Deed Done at Ford's Theatre Last Night. The Act of a Desperate Rebel."