Resolution of the Council of Oldham

Title

Resolution of the Council of Oldham

Subject

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

Creator

Council of Oldham

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-05-03

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-295

Coverage

53.5500, -2.1167
Oldham
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), 311.
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), 408.

Transcription

At a meeting of the council of the borough of Oldham, in the county of Lancaster, held at the Town Hall in Oldham on Wednesday, the 3d day of May, 1865, it was

Resolved, That this council hereby expresses its horror at the crime recently perpetrated, in the assassination of the President of the United States of America, and the attempted assassination of Mr. Seward, and desires to lay before the United States their wish that the government may still be carried on efficiently, and in the interests of peace, notwithstanding the loss sustained by them and the world.

[seal.]

JOSIAH RADCLIFFE,
Mayor.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p.
30.5 x 40.75 cm

Citation

Council of Oldham, “Resolution of the Council of Oldham,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 24, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22955.