Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of Winchester to Charles Francis Adams

Title

Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of Winchester to Charles Francis Adams

Subject

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

Creator

Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of Winchester

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-05-04

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-381

Coverage

51.0167, -1.3167
Winchester
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), 355.
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), 465.

Transcription

His Excellency the Hon. C. F. Adams, American minister.

We, the mayor, aldermen, and citizens of the city of Winchester, in town council assembled, desire to express our extreme sorrow and indignation at the foul assassination of the late President of the United States of America, and to convey our sympathy and condolence at the loss which that nation and his widow have thereby sustained. We also express our regret at the attempt made upon the life of Mr. Seward and his son, and the pleasure with which we have received the intelligence of their improved condition.

Given under our corporate seal this 4th day of May, 1865.

[seal.]

WM. BUDDAR,
Mayor.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p.
30.5 x 38 cm

Citation

Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of Winchester, “Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of Winchester to Charles Francis Adams,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 19, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22990.