Resolution of the American Chamber of Commerce of Liverpool

Title

Resolution of the American Chamber of Commerce of Liverpool

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Presidents--Assassination
Condolence notes
Boards of trade

Creator

American Chamber of Commerce of Liverpool

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

1865-04-28

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-218

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), 255.
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), 335.

Transcription

At a meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce of Liverpool, held on the 28th day of April, 1865—present, Wellwood Maxwell, (W. A. & G. Max-well & Co.,) president; J. Spence, (Richardson, Spence & Co.,) vice-president; F. A. Hamilton, (Brown, Shepley & Co.;) Stewart H. Brown; M. Hyslop, (W. A. & G. Maxwell & Co.;) Henry W. Gair, T. K. Twist, (Rathbone Brothers & Co.;) C. W. Pickering, (J. H. Schroeder & Co.;) Charles Maclver, (C. & D. Maclver;) Charles Forget, Charles P. Melly, George Melly, (Melly, Forget & Co.;) William Rome, (Eyre, Evans & Co.;) H. Stolterfoht, H. Stolterfoht, jr., (Stolterfoht, Sons, & Co.;) Thomas Boyde, Thomas Stolterfoht, (Boyde, Edwards & Co.;) Fredinand Karck, (Drake, Kleinwort & Cohen;) Edgar Gars-ton, (George Green & Co.;) George Martin, Meadows Frost—it was

Unanimously resolved, That this chamber begs to express to the American minister, and through him to the government of the United States, its deep abhorrence of the foul deed that has been perpetrated by assassins in the ruthless murder of the President of the United States and the dastardly attempt upon the life of Mr. Secretary Seward.

The chamber offers to the whole American people its heartfelt condolence on the terrible loss they have sustained in the person of their Chief Magistrate.

To Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Seward the chamber would respectfully tender the expression of its most sincere sympathy in their great affliction.

WELLWOOD MAXWELL,
 President.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p.
25.5 x 40.75 cm

Citation

American Chamber of Commerce of Liverpool, “Resolution of the American Chamber of Commerce of Liverpool,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 27, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22923.