New York Tribune, Tuesday, May 30, 1865, Lincoln Assassination Trial - Volume XXV...No. 7,534. New-York. Six column full 8 page paper, entirely readable. Headlines included THE ASSASSINATION THE TRIAL ON MONDAY, Mrs. Surratt Desires to have a Witness Recalled, Testimony Concerning Dr. Mudd, AMNESTY - What President Johnson Offers to the South.
The New-York Tribune was an American newspaper, first established by Horace Greeley in 1841. Between 1842 and 1866, the newspaper bore the name New-York Daily Tribune. From the 1840s through the 1860s it was the dominant Whig Party and then Republican newspaper in the U.S. The paper achieved a circulation of approximately 200,000 during the decade of the 1850s, making it the largest in New York City and perhaps the nation. The Tribune's editorials were widely read and helped shape national opinion.
Paper is archivally mounted and wrapped and measures 22 5/8" x 17 3/4", with an actual size of 20 1/4" x 15 1/2".