Resolution of Albert Literary Society

Title

Resolution of Albert Literary Society

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Presidents--Assassination
Condolence notes
Literature--Societies, etc.

Creator

Albert Literary Society

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

1865-05-05

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-224

Coverage

53.4167, -3.0000
Liverpool
England
United Kingdom

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), 257-58.
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), 338.

Transcription

Resolution passed at the ordinary meeting of the Albert Literary Society.

the late president lincoln.

At the ordinary meeting of the Albert Literary Society, on the 4th instant, held at the Royal Institution, Colquitt street, Mr. G. H. Ball in the chair, the following resolution was proposed by Mr. A. B. Hayward, the vice-president, seconded by Mr. E. J. Parr, the treasurer, and carried unanimously:

“That this society record its deep horror of the enormous crime which has deprived the American people of their Chief Magistrate, and tender to the late President Lincoln’s family, and the nation at large, its sincere sympathy, and also its appreciation of his singular ability, rare integrity, and progressive spirit.”

WILLIAM EVANS,
Hon. Secretary.

Liverpool, May 5, 1865.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p.
23x30.5 cm

Citation

Albert Literary Society, “Resolution of Albert Literary Society,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 27, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21414.