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Wanted/reward poster for Lincoln's murderer.
Reward poster for Lincoln's murderer, 1865

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Lincoln's Pockets
If you guessed Abraham Lincoln, you'd be right on the money! And take a look at whose face is on our penny. Even during his day, Lincoln's face was well-known. Pictures and stories of him appeared regularly in the newspapers. After he was assassinated, there was a huge search for the people who were responsible for plotting and carrying out the murder. Here you see a wanted poster offering a reward for Lincoln's assassin.
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