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Police Blotter - Lincoln Assassinated; Booth is the Suspect

This facsimile image depicts the police blotter for April 14, 1865.  See the last entry where the reporting officer has noted that the President has been assassinated (John Wilkes Booth is the suspect) - and - Secretary Seward has also been shot.

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Image online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

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