Legislative Honors to the Memory of President Lincoln. Message of Gov. Fenton to the Legislature, Communicating the Death of President Lincoln. Obsequis of President Lincoln in the Legislature.

Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1865. 8vo. FIRST EDITION. Publisher's brown cloth, boards soiled and rubbed, spine frayed; light scattered foxing. Item #12478

First edition of Fenton's announcement to the New York legislature of the assassination of President Lincoln. Fenton (1819-1885), one of the founders of the Republican party and an advocate against slavery, served as governor between 1865 and 1868. A friend of Lincoln's, he was known to have significantly assisted soldiers returning home from the war. Monaghan 511.

Price: $200.00

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