[CIVIL WAR, NEWSPAPERS]. Boston Daily Advertiser, Boston, Massachusetts, vol. 105, no.1 -- vol. 105, no. 153 (2 January -- 30 June 1865. Approximately 150 daily issues (a few issues missing, a few supplements present), each 4pp., large folio (29¼ x 21 in.), bound together in half tan buckram and paper boards (slight cropping, minor tears to a few issues at front and back, some extreme margins chipped, usually without loss, otherwise in excellent, unbrowned condition).
A BOSTON PAPER REPORTS THE TUMULTUOUS YEAR, 1865. An extensive run of this popular Boston daily, whose editorial policies reflected a strong anti-slavery position, with extensive coverage of national news, especially the progress of the Civil War. Stories covered include preparations for Lincoln's inauguration, the "arming of Negros by the rebels," establishment of the Freedman's Bureau, Sherman's destructive Carolina campaigns, fighting along the Richmond-Petersburg line, "Lee Appointed General in Chief," Lincoln's peace conference with rebel leaders, "Richmond Evacuated!," "Surrender of General Lee!," Lincoln's Assassination (16 April issue missing), pursuit of the Conspirators, death of Booth, trial of the conspirators, early stages of reconstruction, etc. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return.