The Resource Assassination of Lincoln : a history of the great conspiracy : trial of the conspirators by a military commission, and a review of the trial of John H. Surratt, by T.M. Harris

Assassination of Lincoln : a history of the great conspiracy : trial of the conspirators by a military commission, and a review of the trial of John H. Surratt, by T.M. Harris

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Assassination of Lincoln : a history of the great conspiracy : trial of the conspirators by a military commission, and a review of the trial of John H. Surratt
Title
Assassination of Lincoln
Title remainder
a history of the great conspiracy : trial of the conspirators by a military commission, and a review of the trial of John H. Surratt
Statement of responsibility
by T.M. Harris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 1103
  • 0391
Citation source
  • Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography
  • Fish, D. Lincoln bibliography
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1817-1906
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Harris, T. M.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Seward, William Henry
  • Surratt, John H.
  • Booth, John Wilkes
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Assassination of Lincoln : a history of the great conspiracy : trial of the conspirators by a military commission, and a review of the trial of John H. Surratt, by T.M. Harris
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Publication
Contents
  • pt. 1. Assassination of Lincoln. Introductory -- Preparations for the execution of the plot -- Assassination of the President and attempted assassination of Secretary Seward -- The news communicated to the world, and its effect -- Unraveling the plot: Pursuit and capture of Booth and Herold ; Death of Booth -- Unraveling the conspiracy: Arrest of Spangler, O'Laughlin, Atzerodt, Mudd, and Arnold -- Questions preliminary to the trail: What sort of trial should be given, civil or military -- A military commission: Its nature, constitution, duties, and jurisdiction -- Constitution of the commission, and trial -- Evidence in regard to atrocities not embraced in the charge and specifications, for which Davis and his Canada Cabinet were responsible -- Evidence presented by the government to sustain its charge and specifications -- The government witnesses against Davis and his associates in this crime -- A criticism of Nicolay and Hay -- Jacob Thompson's bank account: What became of the money -- The case of Mrs. Surratt -- Father Walter -- Conclusion -- Flight and capture of John H. Surratt --
  • pt. 2. Review of the trial of John H. Surratt. Indictment and trial -- A criticism of the defense -- Treatment of witnesses and evidence by the counsel for the defense, and their animus toward the government and appeals to the political prejudices of jurors -- Appendix. Argument of John A. Bingham -- Controversy between President Johnson and Judge Holt
Extent
1 online resource (419 pages, [14] leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
Book, cloth; frontispiece.
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892401418
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Assassination of Lincoln : a history of the great conspiracy : trial of the conspirators by a military commission, and a review of the trial of John H. Surratt, by T.M. Harris
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Publication
Contents
  • pt. 1. Assassination of Lincoln. Introductory -- Preparations for the execution of the plot -- Assassination of the President and attempted assassination of Secretary Seward -- The news communicated to the world, and its effect -- Unraveling the plot: Pursuit and capture of Booth and Herold ; Death of Booth -- Unraveling the conspiracy: Arrest of Spangler, O'Laughlin, Atzerodt, Mudd, and Arnold -- Questions preliminary to the trail: What sort of trial should be given, civil or military -- A military commission: Its nature, constitution, duties, and jurisdiction -- Constitution of the commission, and trial -- Evidence in regard to atrocities not embraced in the charge and specifications, for which Davis and his Canada Cabinet were responsible -- Evidence presented by the government to sustain its charge and specifications -- The government witnesses against Davis and his associates in this crime -- A criticism of Nicolay and Hay -- Jacob Thompson's bank account: What became of the money -- The case of Mrs. Surratt -- Father Walter -- Conclusion -- Flight and capture of John H. Surratt --
  • pt. 2. Review of the trial of John H. Surratt. Indictment and trial -- A criticism of the defense -- Treatment of witnesses and evidence by the counsel for the defense, and their animus toward the government and appeals to the political prejudices of jurors -- Appendix. Argument of John A. Bingham -- Controversy between President Johnson and Judge Holt
Extent
1 online resource (419 pages, [14] leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
Book, cloth; frontispiece.
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892401418

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