Resolution of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of Nottingham

Title

Resolution of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of Nottingham

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Presidents--Assassination
Condolence notes
Municipal government

Creator

Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Nottingham

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-05-01

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-286

Coverage

52.9667, -1.1667
Nottingham
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), 303.
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), 398.

Transcription

At a meeting of the mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of Nottingham in council assembled, held the 1st day of May, 1865, it was unanimously resolved—

That this council desires, in its corporate capacity, to express its extreme sorrow and indignation at the assassination of the late President of the United States of America, and to convey the expression of its condolence and sympathy at the loss which his widow and that nation at large have thereby sustained.

That the members of this council also express their regret at the attempt made upon the life of Mr. Seward and his sons, and the pleasure with which they this morning receive the news of their improved condition.

Given under the common seal of the mayor, aldermen, and burgesses.

[seal.]

WILLIAM PAGE,
Mayor.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p.
30.5 x 43.25 cm

Citation

Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Nottingham, “Resolution of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of Nottingham,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 24, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22948.