Abraham Lincoln Assassination & General Robert E. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper. ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1865 Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Surrender of General Robert E. Lee Page 2 has an historic report headed: America - Murder of President Lincoln and Attempt on the Life of Mr.Seward with the text beginning. The war news, important as it is, containing notice of the surrender of General Lee, pales before the painful interest of the intelligence brought by the Nova Scotia on Wednesday. President Lincoln has been shot dead in a theatre at Washington... Lincoln--Wilkes Booth, the brother of the well-known actor Edwin Booth, & himself an actor--has been arrested... With much more on the details. Immediately following this report is one headed: "War News--Surrender of General Lee". Further on is a very nice editorial beginning. That news came at a moment when we were awaiting tidings of amnesty, peace, and conciliation... Relating to the war is a one-third page print: "The Federal Ironclad Monadnock Towing a Disabled Gunboat in a Storm off Cape Hatteras" and more prints and reporting. Complete in 32 pages, nice condition. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic! We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind. They are guaranteed to be original! Links to Archival Storage Options & Certificates of Authenticity Are Below!
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