Letter from May. 1, 1865

Earl Russell to Adams

  • Full Title

    Foreign Minister Earl Russell to Minister Charles Francis Adams

  • Description

    A letter from Earl Russell, Foreign Minister of the United Kingdom, to Charles Francis Adams, U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom, acknowledging receipt of the official news of Lincoln's assassination and expressing his government's condolences.

  • Source

    Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State, and National Archives, Record Group 84

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    This item is in the public domain and may be reproduced and used for any purpose, including research, teaching, private study, publication, broadcast or commercial use, with proper citation and attribution.

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    John Russell, First Earl Russell. "Foreign Minister Earl Russell to Minister Charles Francis Adams". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 15, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/747