Document from Apr. 15, 1865

Gardiner, Maine, Broadside

  • Full Title

    Mayor's Office, April 15th, 1865 Whereas, We are informed of the death of Abraham Lincoln.

  • Description

    This broadside distributed by the Mayor of Gardiner, Maine, (N. O. Mitchell) focuses on the death of President Lincoln. The broadside asks citizens of the town to gather at their places of worship on April 16, 1865, and pray to God, "imploring his Divine assistance at this time of our great country's peril."

  • Source

    Bdses 1865 Apr. 15; Massachusetts Historical Society

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching, and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as: From the Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast, or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please see this web page.

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    Gardiner (Me.). Mayor.. "Mayor's Office, April 15th, 1865 Whereas, We are informed of the death of Abraham Lincoln.". [Gardiner, ME.: s.n., 1865]. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 19, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/227