Lot 33: Abraham Lincoln Assassination

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:42:07

Lot 33: Two periodicals from the aftermath of President Lincoln's assassination: an issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper from May 13, 1865, fourteen pages, 11.25 x 16.25, featuring a cover story about Boston Corbett and the shooting of John Wilkes Booth; and an issue of Harper's Weekly from May 27, 1865, sixteen pages, 11 x 15.75, featuring stories about the trial of assassination conspirator Lewis Payne, the burial of President Lincoln, and the capture of Jefferson Davis. In overall very good condition, with pages disbound and significant chipping to the Leslie's Illustrated. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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