Resolutions of the Corporation of Sligo

Title

Resolutions of the Corporation of Sligo

Subject

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

Creator

Corporation of Sligo

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-05-04

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-353

Coverage

54.2833, -8.4667
Sligo
Ireland

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), 341.
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), 447.

Transcription

Resolutions adopted at a meeting of the corporation of Sligo, held on Thursday the 4th day of May, 1865.

Resolved, That we, the members of the corporation of Sligo, in council assembled, hereby tender our most profound sympathy to the President and people of the United States of America on the great loss sustained by them in the death of their late President, Abraham Lincoln, and that we regard the means by which his life was sacrificed, with horror and indignation.

Moved by Alderman Lyons; seconded by Alderman McGrill.

Resolved, That the resolution this day adopted be suitably engrossed and signed by the mayor, with the corporation seal attached thereto, and forwarded to the American minister at London for presentation to the American government.

Moved by Councillor Gillmor; seconded by Councillor Doherty.

[seal.]

W. A. WOODS, J. P.,
 Mayor of Sligo.

S. Whittaker,
Town Clerk.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p.
25.5 x 43.25 cm

Citation

Corporation of Sligo, “Resolutions of the Corporation of Sligo,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 25, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22978.