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The weapon used by John Wilkes Booth to kill President Abraham Lincoln was a Philadelphia Derringer pistol/dagger. The weapon was a small sized pistol that could be concealed in a pocket.

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It can be described in simplest terms as a small single-shot muzzle-loading pistol most commonly referred to as a Philadelphia derringer.

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