Document from Apr. 19, 1865

City Ordinance: Funeral

  • Full Title

    Springfield City Ordinance Providing Funds for Funeral

  • Description

    The Mayor and City Council of Springfield, Illinois passed this ordinance to appropriate $20,000 to defray the expenses of Abraham Lincoln's funeral in the city.

  • Source

    Springfield City Council Journal, volume 7

  • Rights

    This item is in the Public Domain.

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  • Cite this Item

    Mayor and City Council of Springfield, Illinois. "Springfield City Ordinance Providing Funds for Funeral". City Clerk of Springfield, Illinois. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/515