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//title/86/lincoln-assassination-papers: accessed February 28, 2021)

Publication Title
Lincoln Assassination Papers
Total Records
12,004 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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.