Newspaper from Feb. 12, 1909

Francisco Perea Recollections of Lincoln Assassination

  • Full Title

    Mr. Lincoln Was Always Intensely Interested in Affairs of New Mexico

  • Description

    This article features an interview with Francisco Perea, a former member of the House of Representatives from the territory of New Mexico during the Civil War. Perea was present at Ford's Theatre on the night of the assassination, and in this interview he recounts his experiences and the changes he saw in the atmosphere of Washington and it's residents. Perea was also familiar with President Lincoln before the assassination and reflects fondly on their personal and business relations prior to his death.

  • Source

    Library of Congress Chronicling America

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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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    Albuquerque Morning Journal. "Mr. Lincoln Was Always Intensely Interested in Affairs of New Mexico". Library of Congress. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 3, 2020. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1202