Announcement to the Public of the Funeral of President Lincoln
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
To the People of the United States:
The undersigned is directed to announce that the funeral ceremonies of the late lamented Chief Magistrate will take place at the Executive Mansion, in this city, at 12 o'clock m. on Wednesday, the 19th instant.
The various religious denominations throughout the country are invited to meet in their respective places of worship at that hour for the purpose of solemnizing the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.
Acting Secretary of State.
Abraham Lincoln, Announcement to the Public of the Funeral of President Lincoln Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/202954