PRESIDENT GARFIELD FINALLY DIES IN WASHINGTON FROM AN ASSASSIN’S BULLET
The Daily Pioneer Press, St. Paul & Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tuesday, September 20, 1881
Front page headlines and a 2″x2″ sketch of the late President who was shot by the assassin, Guiteau, two months earlier. The newspaper prints full details of Garfield’s last days, the announcement to the press, sentiment in the Nation’s Capital, an article on the assassin, and a wonderful editorial. Chester A. Arthur becomes the new President.
The complete 8-page newspaper in excellent condition throughout. Thick black mourning rules divide the front page columns indicating an important death.