The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln; And the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State, and Frederick W. Seward, Assistant Secretary, on the Evening of the 14th of April, 1865. Expressions of Condolence and

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln; And the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State, and Frederick W. Seward, Assistant Secretary, on the Evening of the 14th of April, 1865. Expressions of Condolence and

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...best thanks be given to the mayor for convening this meeting, and that he be requested to send copies of both resolutions to Mr. Adams, the American minister in London. PETER SMITH, Mayor, l... At a public meeting of the inhabitants of the borough of Wakefield, in the county of York, held at the Court-house in Wakefield, on the first day of May, 18G5, the worshipful the mayor in the chair, it was unanimously resolved, 1. That the inhabitants of Wakefield, in public meeting assembled, express their strongest hatred and grief at the horrible murder of the President of the United States of America, and also at the foul attempt to kill Mr. Seward and his sons; and they hereby express their earnest sympathy with the American people and government in the loss they have thus sustained. On the motion of Mr. Robert Bownas Mackie, seconded by Mr. Ralph Linfield, supported by the Rev. James Bewglass, LL. D. 2. That this meeting records its deep sorrow and heartfelt sympathy with Mrs. Lincoln and her family in their fearful aflliction, cansed by the cruel murder of Mr. Lincoln. On the motion of the Rev. Goodwyn Barmby, seconded by Mr. William Kitching. 3. That copies of these resolutions be forwarded by the mayor to the honorable C. F. Adams, the ambassador of the United States to Great Britain, with a request to forward the same to the President of the United States, Mrs. Lincoln, and the honorable Mr. Seward. On the motion of Mr. William Ralph Milner, seconded by Samuel Holdsworth, M. D., supported by Mr. William Thomas Lamb. Resolutions passed at a meeting held by the inhabitants of the borvvgh of Wolverhamplon. Town Hall, Wolverhampton, May 5, 1865. At a public meeting of the inhabitants of the borough of Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, held at...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236627822
  • 9781236627827