The “New York Tribune,” January 5, 1863

The “New York Tribune,” January 5, 1863

Collection ID

PPR.010249

Type

Papers

Date

1863

Geography

New York City, New York (United States)

Language

English

Medium

Print on paper

Dimensions

20.5 × 15.6 in. (52 × 39.5 cm)

Exhibit Location

Not on view


A New York Tribune newspaper published January 5, 1863, recording an anti-Semitic order initiated by General Ulysses S. Grant. The infamous “General Order No. 11” is referenced here on page five with the title “Gen. Grant's Order Against Jews Revoked.” The order extended to Gen. Grant's entire military district across Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee, accusing Jews of illegal trading. This article reports President Lincoln's countermanding of Grant’s order after a Mr. Kaskel, one of the expelled Jewish citizens, applied to Representative Gurley of Ohio.

Printed and distributed on January 5, 1863, New York City, New York. Acquired before 2015 by an unknown owner; Purchased at auction in 2015 by Green Collection, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, under the curatorial care of Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.[1]

Notes: [1] Important Judaica Auction, Sotheby's New York, December 22, 2015, Lot 71.

description

A New York Tribune newspaper published January 5, 1863, recording an anti-Semitic order initiated by General Ulysses S. Grant. The infamous “General Order No. 11” is referenced here on page five with the title “Gen. Grant's Order Against Jews Revoked.” The order extended to Gen. Grant's entire military district across Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee, accusing Jews of illegal trading. This article reports President Lincoln's countermanding of Grant’s order after a Mr. Kaskel, one of the expelled Jewish citizens, applied to Representative Gurley of Ohio.


provenance

Printed and distributed on January 5, 1863, New York City, New York. Acquired before 2015 by an unknown owner; Purchased at auction in 2015 by Green Collection, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, under the curatorial care of Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.[1]

Notes: [1] Important Judaica Auction, Sotheby's New York, December 22, 2015, Lot 71.


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