Summary of Content: Announcement of the assassination of President Lincoln and attempt on Seward’s life. Includes a minute-by-minute account of Lincoln’s last night under the supervision of his physician, Dr. Abbott. Also includes Captain Theodore McGowen’s account of the assasination. , The paper is uncut.
Background: The New-York Daily Tribune also known as the New York Tribune was established by Horace Greeley in 1841 and was long considered one of the leading newspapers in the United States., Greeley died in 1872, the year Whitelaw Reid assumed control of the paper. His son Ogden Mills Reid merged the paper with the New York Herald to form the New York Herald Tribune, which continued to be run by Ogden M. Reid until his death in 1947.