1865 Booklet ...DEATH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Providence, RI City Council Mourns For Abraham Lincoln. June 1, 1865-Dated, Booklet titled, “PROCEEDINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF PROVIDENCE ON THE DEATH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN...” By William Binney, Printed by Knowles, Anthony & Co., Providence, RI, Fine.. This original memorial Booklet features the text of City Hall proceedings in Providence, and an “Oration” delivered by William Binney in the wake of Abraham Lincoln’s death. Nice cover printing of the Seal of Providence, this historic Booklet measures 10” x 6”, 56-pages with intriguing remarks by the mayor and other officials, in regards to the assassination and aftermath. Cover is almost detached, but pages are in fine condition with the printed text is sharp..