Sympathy with America Handbill

Title

Sympathy with America Handbill

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Presidents--Assassination
Condolence notes
Demonstrations

Creator

Public Meeting at Great Bardfield

Source

Record Group 59: General Records of the Department of State, 1763-2002, Entry 177: Foreign Messages on the Death of Abraham Lincoln, 1865, National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-05-03

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-149

Coverage

51.9333, 0.4833
Great Bardfield
United Kingdom
England

Has Version

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866), 220.
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1867), 289.

Transcription

[Handbill.]

sympathy with america.

Base assassination of the President, Abraham Lincoln, and attempted murder of Mr. Seward.

A public meeting will be held at the Town Hall, Great Bardfield, on Wednesday evening, May 3, 1865, to express its utter abhorrence of the above foul crimes, and to pass a resolution of condolence with Mrs. Lincoln and the people of the United States in their present painful position.

Chair to be taken at eight o’clock by Francis J. Freelove.

All classes are earnestly invited to attend. Admission free.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1
25.5x30.5 cm

Citation

Public Meeting at Great Bardfield, “Sympathy with America Handbill,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 22, 2019, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/20188.