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  • Subject is exactly "Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 -- Assassination."

The Midnight Knell, a poem. Dated September 20, 1881. This poem by Henry C. Dane memorializes the death of President James A. Garfield. Imprint at bottom of the broadside reads, "Published by N. W. Appleton, 7 School Street."

Guiteau's dream. Dated about 1882. A song written from the perspective of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated United States President James A. Garfield. Sung to the melody of “Sad and Lonely.”

President James A. Garfield issued this check to African-American coachman Albert Hawkins two days before the President was shot. After the death of President Garfield, Mrs. Lucretia Garfield gave the check to the historian Edward Everett Hale, who…