Resolutions of the Swansea Workingmen's Institute

Title

Resolutions of the Swansea Workingmen's Institute

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Presidents--Assassination
Condolence notes
Labor unions

Creator

Swansea Working Mens Institute

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-05-09

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-362

Coverage

51.6333, -3.9667
Swansea
Wales
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), 344.
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), 451.

Transcription

At a special general meeting held at the institute on Tuesday, May 9, 1865, Mr. Benjamin Davis in the chair, it was

Unanimously resolved, That the members of the Swansea Workingmen’s Institute, being desirous of manifesting their sincere regret at the revolting act which has deprived the American republic of an able President, and society at large of one of its brightest ornaments, beg to tender to Mrs. Lincoln and the government and people of the United States their heartfelt sympathy in their present hour of sorrow.

And it was further

Unanimously resolved, That the resolution just passed be forwarded, through the medium of the American minister at London, to Mrs. Lincoln, and the government and people of the United States.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p.
33 x 45.75 cm

Citation

Swansea Working Mens Institute, “Resolutions of the Swansea Workingmen's Institute,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed February 27, 2021, http://www.chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/22982.