Along with the below April 15, 1865 NY Herald you will receive. Seven additional NY Herald newspapers from the following two weeks. April 15, 18, 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, and 29.
The 29th has some loss. Original April 15, 1865 New York Herald, the 2:00 a. Printed on a single sheet of cotton rag paper folded into eight pages. Full sheet measures approximately 31 3/4" by 46".This example remains in very good condition with some expected worn areas where its been. Folded and a bit along the edges. The horizontal fold line at center of page one has some small holes. A few other scattered small surface folds, scuffs, and small holes. Some scattered small areas of spotting but generally the paper is still a cream white color.
See several more detailed photos below for a good visual description. Guaranteed to be an original 2:00 edition as identified by the Library of Congress. Reference Department, Serial Division Information Circular 12. It states that The several original editions, six columns wide and printed on rag paper. Can be distinguished by variations in the arrangement of textual material and captions.Four editions have been identified; they are categorized. By the time of the latest news bulletin contained, as follows. A one sentence Two o'clock a. Appears just above the caption "Press Dispatches" in the third column. And "The State Capital" appears near the top of the fourth column of the first page.
Full text from Circular 12, Reference Department, Library of Congress. President Lincoln was shot at 9:30 p. 1865, while seated in a box at Ford's Theater.
Time Secretary of State Seward, one of his sons, and a servant. Were knifed by an assassin who invaded their home. Removed to a house across the street from the theater where he. Died at 7:22 a. News of the attacks reached the New York Herald by telegraph.
In time to make the first edition. Issued during the day, reporting later developments, Lincoln's death. And the inauguration of Vice President Andrew Johnson as President.The several original editions, six columns wide and printed on. Rag paper, can be distinguished by variations in the arrangement of. Textual material and captions, especially on page 1. Have been identified; they are categorized by the time of the latest. News bulletin contained, as follows.
" bulletin appears just above the caption "Press. Dispatches" in the third column and "The State Capital.Appears near the top of the fourth column of the first page. Third columns on page one are the same as the 2:00 a. In the fourth column the caption, "The State Capital, " has. Been replaced by "The Latest News" and contains a sub-heading. Secretary Stanton to General Dix, War Department, Washington. " "The State Capital has been moved to the. 4 pages, the inside ones being. Identical to pages 4, 5, and 8 of the 2:00 a.
The fifth column of the first page. First edition with heavy column lines, which are limited to a. Portion of the fifth column.
8 pages, pages 2 through 7. Being the same as the 2:00 a. Columns on the first page have heavy lines; captions in the. Fifth column under "Postscript" same as 10:00 a. Edition with the addition of a reward notice.
"The Rebels" has slipped from the fifth column to the six. The eighth page has been.
Significantly changed by the addition of a bold-faced caption. "Extra" in the second column and Inauguration of... Inexplicably the date Friday, April. 14, 1865, appears in the running head on page eight of this. "Reward Edition" and 3:30 p.
The item "4-15-1865 NY Herald 2am Lincoln Assassination + 7 Other Civil War Newspapers" is in sale since Thursday, July 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Paper\Newspapers\Pre-1900". The seller is "balancejones" and is located in Omaha, Nebraska. This item can be shipped to United States.