Municipal Council of Bolton

Motion of a meeting held in Bolton, on 27th April, 1865.

Moved by Alderman Furguson, seconded by Mr. Rigby, and carried unanimously—

That this meeting do hereby express their strongest feelings of abhorrence and grief at the atrocious assassination of the President of the United States, and the dastardly attempt upon the life of Mr. Seward.

Also their deep sorrow and heartfelt sympathy with Mrs. Lincoln and family.

That the chairman be requested to forward the same to the American minister.