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Garfield Memorial. Sorrow of the People of Buenos Ayres for the Death of General James A. Garfield, Late President of the United States of America.

Buenos Ayres printed by order of Committee:1881.

A former Union General in the Civil War, President Garfield was assassinated by a lunatic, but suffered for some months before succumbing to his wounds. This very interesting pamphlet expresses the sorrow of the American community in Buenos Ayres, and describes the receipt of the news, memorial services, speeches, etc.

Softcover. 6.5"x10", 39 pages evidently bound into a larger volume at some point and then removed, leaving excess spine material several marginal cover chips a very discreet ex-institutional with a small withdrawal stamp and a faint blindstamp on the title page with the ownership signature on the front cover of "Joseph G. Story, New York".

Inventory #: 9755
Price: $ 200.00      

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