Handwritten telegram announcing Abraham Lincoln’s death goes up for sale

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PHILADELPHIA — The handwritten notification of President Abraham Lincoln’s death is being offered for sale by a Philadelphia documents dealer.

Nathan Raab, president of the Raab Collection, says the telegram was thought to be lost, and calls it “truly one of our great finds.”

It was written inside the home where Lincoln was rushed after being shot at Ford’s Theater on April 14, 1865. Secretary of War Edwin Stanton and Thomas Eckert,...
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