The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...BUTLER, J. I. McDERMOT, Committee. Resolution passed by the council of the corporation of the city of Toronto, Canada. Tuesday, April 18, 1865. Resolved, That this council, on behalf of the citizens of Toronto, deplore the impious act that has convulsed society, in the death, by violence, of Abraham Lincoln, late President of the United States of America. Esteeming the same a national calamity, they mournfully sympathize with his countrymen, and recognizing in them a great co-operating Christian power, feel deeply sensible of the melancholy gloom it must create. And, further, that in honor of the dead the business of the city be suspended for two hours from noon on Wednesday, to-morrow. Truly extracted from the journals of the council: F. H. MEDCALF, Mayor. seal. JOHN CARR, City Clerk. A. T. McCORD, Chamberlain. His Excellency Andrew Johnson, President of the United States of America: We, the mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the borough of Tewksbury, in England, desire to give utterance to our feelings of grief and horror at the assassination of your late distinguished predecessor, President Lincoln, and the attempted murder of Mr. Secretary Seward, and to convey to the people of the United States an expression of our sympathy and good will, and at the same time to add our sincere condolence with the widow and family of the late eminent statesman. Given under our common seal, at the Tolsey, in the said borough, this 15th day of May, 1865. seal. W. ALLARD, Mayor. We, the mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the ancient borough of Thetford, in council assembled, having received with great sorrow the intelligence of the assassination of President Lincoln, desire to express our utter abhorrence at the detestable crime, and beg to offer to the American...show more

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  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 699g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236491009
  • 9781236491008