Lot 35: Lincoln Mourning Proclamtion
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: State of Nevada Lincoln Mourning Proclamation, printed broadside, dated May 16, 1865, by Henry G. Blasdel, Governor, proclaiming June 1, 1865 "As a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer", sheet 16 3/4 in. x 14 in., folded, as issued. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).