The Gallery of Shorthand, with permission of The Heritage Center of The Union League of Philadelphia, presents this rare opportunity to view the actual shorthand notes and transcript made by James Tanner of the events that occurred the evening that President Lincoln was shot. The Heritage Center of The Union League of Philadelphia is a source of fascinating information and exhibits.
Click here, or on the book cover to the left, to view and read scans of the original Tanner Manuscript.
Click here, or on picture to the right, to view and read a digitalized transposition of The Tanner Manuscript.
The following summary description appears on that website.