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The broadside contains an order penned by Gideon Welles announcing the death of President Abraham Lincoln and directing that a badge of mourning be worn for six months and that all flags be flown at half-mast. This particular copy is clean, but does have a light crease down its center.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
4 15/16 X 8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product)
verso, inscribed at top right: [illegible signature]
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination; Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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