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Books War department, Washington. April 20, 1865. $100,000 reward! The murder of our late beloved president, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large.

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Title
War department, Washington. April 20, 1865. $100,000 reward! The murder of our late beloved president, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large.
Contributor Names
United States War Department.
Created / Published
New York, 1865.
Subject Headings
-  United States--New York--New York
Genre
Broadsides--New York--New York
Notes
-  Broadside advertising reward for capture of Lincoln assassination conspirators, illustrated with photographic prints of John H. Surratt, John Wilkes Booth, and David E. Herold.; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination--Washington (D.C.); Boot
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML.
-  Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 0, Folder 8.
Medium
1 p.; 62.5 x 50 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Portfolio 0, Folder 8
Digital Id
rbpe 00000800 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbpe.00000800

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United States War Department. War department, Washington. April 20, 1865. $100,000 reward! The murder of our late beloved president, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large. New York, 1865. Book. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/rbpe.00000800/. (Accessed July 23, 2016.)

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United States War Department. (1865) War department, Washington. April 20, 1865. $100,000 reward! The murder of our late beloved president, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large. New York. [Book] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/rbpe.00000800/.

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United States War Department. War department, Washington. April 20, 1865. $100,000 reward! The murder of our late beloved president, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large. New York, 1865. Book. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/rbpe.00000800/>.