Resolution of the Justices of the Peace for the Town of Calcutta

Title

Resolution of the Justices of the Peace for the Town of Calcutta

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Presidents--Assassination
Condolence notes
Justices of the peace

Creator

Justices of the Peace for the Town of Calcutta

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

1865-06-13

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-78

Coverage

22.5626, 88.3630
Kolkata
India

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), 186.
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), 244-45.

Transcription

Special general meeting of the justices of the peace for the town of Calcutta, held on Tuesday, the 13th June, 1865.

Present, the chairman and vice-chairman, Hon. W. S. Seton-Karr, Colonel

Nicolls, R. E., and fifty-five others.

The honorable W. S. Seton-Karr proposed the following resolution:

That the justices for the town of Calcutta, in meeting, view with the utmost abhorrence the diabolical act which has deprived the United States of America of their President.

The resolution being seconded by Baboo-Ramanath-Tagore, was carried unanimously.

Mr. J. H. Ferguson then moved the following resolution:

That the justices desire to express their deep sympathy for the widow and the children of the late President, and for the American people, under the loss they have sustained.

The resolution was seconded by Dr. Brougham, and carried unanimously.

Mr. Remfry then moved—

That these resolutions be communicated to the consul general for the United States in this city, with a request that he will transmit the same to the widow of the late President and to the American government.

The resolution being seconded by Mr. J. B. Roberts, was carried unanimously.

True copy:

V. H. SCHALCH,
 Chairman to the Justices of the Peace.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
3
20.25x33 cm

Citation

Justices of the Peace for the Town of Calcutta, “Resolution of the Justices of the Peace for the Town of Calcutta,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 26, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20133.