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  • Description
    One page of dispatches from Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton announcing the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and attempted assassination of Secretary of State Frederick Seward by John Wilkes Booth and an unnamed accomplice. Also included is an unofficial report that Booth has been caught and that Seward has died.
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    This item is in the public domain. Duke University Libraries kindly requests that any use of the item is properly cited.
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