Resolutions of the Council of Preston

Title

Resolutions of the Council of Preston

Subject

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

Creator

Council of Preston

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-04-27

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-307

Coverage

53.7667, -2.7167
Preston
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), 318.
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), 417.

Transcription

Resolution passed in the borough of Preston, in the county of Lancaster.

At a meeting of the council of the said borough, held on the 27th day of April, 1865, present the right worshipful Joseph Isherwood, mayor, in the chair, it was

Unanimously resolved, That this council desire to express their utter abhorrence of the assassination of the President of the United States of America, and to condole and sympathize with the American nation upon the loss they have sustained through the sudden and lamented death of their President.

Given under the common seal of the said borough, the day and year above mentioned.

JOSEPH ISHERWOOD,
Mayor, [l. s.]

 Robert Ascroft,
Town Clerk.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p.
43.25 x 50.75 cm

Citation

Council of Preston, “Resolutions of the Council of Preston,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 24, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22958.