Bologna Ladies’ Society


The Ladies’ Society of Bologna, of which Teresita Garibaldi is honorary directress, by its committee, beg you, Mr. Minister, to send the enclosed address of condolence for the assassination of the illustrious Abraham Lincoln, to Mr. Andrew Johnson, the new President of the United States of America.

The society hall shall be hung with mourning, in token of condolence for the memory of the illustrious martyr of liberty, whose holy image shall ever be graven in the hearts of all the members of this society.

Accept, citizen ambassador, the sentiments of our particular esteem, and be kind enough to acknowledge the receipt of this note.

  • MARIA TECINI, Directress.
    Committee of the Members.

Hon. George P. Marsh, Turin.