Lincoln elected President

Abraham Lincoln was victorious, and the Chicago Tribune on Nov. 7 was joyous. The newspaper and its publisher, Joseph Medill, had strongly supported Lincoln's candidacy. A Page One editorial read in part: "There is hope yet for freedom, for honesty, for purity. Let distrust and apprehension be banished forever. ... It is enough to say that the triumph is a glorious one -- that Abraham Lincoln is President elect of this great Republic. And let all the people say Amen!" In the nine-column broadsheet, opinion was most of column 1, news ran in columns 2-6, and advertisements filled the remaining three columns.
chi-lincoln9trib-20121102

( Chicago Tribune )

Abraham Lincoln was victorious, and the Chicago Tribune on Nov. 7 was joyous. The newspaper and its publisher, Joseph Medill, had strongly supported Lincoln's candidacy. A Page One editorial read in part: "There is hope yet for freedom, for honesty, for purity. Let distrust and apprehension be banished forever. ... It is enough to say that the triumph is a glorious one -- that Abraham Lincoln is President elect of this great Republic. And let all the people say Amen!" In the nine-column broadsheet, opinion was most of column 1, news ran in columns 2-6, and advertisements filled the remaining three columns.

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook
  • Home Delivery Home Delivery

PHOTO GALLERIES

TOP VIDEO

CONNECT WITH US


2013 YEAR IN REVIEW
Look for this special section in your
Baltimore Sun newspaper on Dec. 29, 2013.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Google Plus
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Alerts and Apps

Contact Us | Newsroom directory | Social Sun