Lincoln Assassination Papers record example

    Lincoln Assassination Papers

    Records: 12,004 · Complete: 100%

    These records relate to the investigation of persons suspected of involvement in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln (April 14, 1865). They contain copies of correspondence received and sent by the military commission investigating the assassination; summaries of evidence of possible use in the trial; proceedings of and exhibits used in the court martial (May 9-June 29, 1865); and a record of the trial published in the newspaper Daily National Intelligencer (May 16-June 30, 1865).

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    Example Records

    Daily National Intelligencer Account of the Trial
    Daily National Intelligencer Account of the Trial
    Testimony of Dr Robert King Stone, family physician to the Lincolns, who examined the president soon after he was shot (6 pages)
    Testimony of Dr Robert King Stone, family physician to the Lincolns, who examined the president soon after he was shot (6 pages)
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    Source Information

    "Investigation and Trial Papers Relating to the Assassination of President Lincoln" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/86/lincoln-assassination-papers: accessed July 1, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Lincoln Assassination Papers
    Total Records
    12,004 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M599
    Record Group
    153
    Published on Fold3
    06 Mar 2007
    Last Updated
    06 Mar 2007
    Description
    NARA M599. Reports, correspondence, and testimony of persons connected with the Lincoln assassination trial. Also exhibits, court martial proceedings, and contemporary issues of the Daily National Intelligencer.