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  • Subject is exactly "Presidents -- Assassination."

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Handwritten statement on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Dated May 17, 1865. This handwritten preamble and resolution by Benjamin Dean of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, expresses the Supreme Council’s sympathy…

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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."

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National day of mourning, June 1st, 1865 paper ribbon. This memorial ribbon depicts President Abraham Lincoln with the words, “Died April 15, 1865.” Below the depiction of Lincoln resides a quote from the President’s Second Inaugural Address. Imprint…

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A souvenir booklet of the funeral of our martyred President William McKinley. Dated 1901. This photographic souvenir or memorial booklet documents the funeral procession of President William McKinley and provides the text from his final speech at…

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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…