Statement of Inhabitants of Selby

Title

Statement of Inhabitants of Selby

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Presidents--Assassination
Condolence notes
Demonstrations

Creator

Inhabitants of Selby

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-XX-XX

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-344

Coverage

53.7833, -1.0667
Selby
England
United Kingdom

Has Version

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866), 334.
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1867), 438-39.

Transcription

The undersigned, inhabitants of the town of Selby, desires to give expression to the feelings of horror, regret, and indignation with which they have heard of the assassination of President Lincoln, and of the attempt on the life of Mr. Secretary Seward.

The undersigned wish to convey the assurance of their deep sympathy with the people and government of the United States under the death of one whose character had won the respect and admiration of both friends and enemies, and of their heartfelt condolence with Mrs. Lincoln on the irreparable loss which she has sustained.

They also desire to express their satisfaction at the prospect of a speedy return of peace, to be accompanied by the extinction of negro slavery in America.

JAMES ANDUS,
Justice of Peace
.

HENRY GREENE,
Curate in Charge
.

CHARLES WILDHON,
Curate
.

JOHN RHODES,
Wesleyan Minister
.

GEORGE ABBOTT,
Wesleyan Minister
.

JOHN D. JULIAN,
Wesleyan Minister
.

PARKINSON MILLSON,
Primitive Methodist Minister
.

DAVID COLE,
Independent Minister
.

ROBERT MONELL,
Bank Manager
.

WM. SWENSEDGE, Jr.,
Merchant
.

And two hundred and sixty other names.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
4 p.
40.75 x 50.75 cm

Citation

Inhabitants of Selby, “Statement of Inhabitants of Selby,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed February 27, 2021, http://www.chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/22974.