The Resource The trial of the alleged assassins and conspirators at Washington City, D.C., May and June, 1865 : for the murder of President Abraham Lincoln : full of illustrative engravings

The trial of the alleged assassins and conspirators at Washington City, D.C., May and June, 1865 : for the murder of President Abraham Lincoln : full of illustrative engravings

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The trial of the alleged assassins and conspirators at Washington City, D.C., May and June, 1865 : for the murder of President Abraham Lincoln : full of illustrative engravings
Title
The trial of the alleged assassins and conspirators at Washington City, D.C., May and June, 1865
Title remainder
for the murder of President Abraham Lincoln : full of illustrative engravings
Title variation
  • Trial of the assassins and conspirators for the murder of President Lincoln
  • Trials of the assassins at Washington
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Language
eng
Summary
"Being a full and verbatim report of the testimony of all the witnesses examined in the whole trial, with the argument of Reverdy Johnson on the jurisdiction of the commission, and all the arguments of counsel on both sides, with the closing argument of Hon. John A. Bingham, Special Judge Advocate, as well as the verdict of the military commission, and the President's approval of the same; with his official order for the execution of Mrs. Surratt, Payne, Harold, and Atzeroth; and full particulars in relation to the condemned, from the time of their having their sentences of condemnation read to them by Major-General Hancock, until the moment of their execution; with scenes on the scaffold, etc. With a sketch of the life of all the conspirators, and portraits and illustrative engravings of the principal persons and scenes relating to the foul murder and the trial. It also contains Mrs. Surratt's petition for a writ of Habeas Corpus on the morning of her execution, its endorsement by the Court, and process served on General Hancock, with his appearance in court, and return made to it, with the address of Attorney-General Speed, and the President's endorsement on the return, suspending the writ of Habeas Corpus in the case , and the remarks made on it by the Court, with other items of fact and interest not to be found in any other work of the kind published. The whole being complete and unabridged in this volume, being prepared on the spot by the special correspondents and reporters of the Philadelphia Daily Inquirer, expressly for this edition"--T.p
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
OCP
Citation location within source
0786v
Citation source
Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1796-1876
  • 1815-1900
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  • Johnson, Reverdy
  • Bingham, John Armor
  • United States
  • Philadelphia Inquirer (Firm)
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Payne, Lewis
  • Surratt, Mary E.
  • Herold, David E
  • Atzerodt, George A
  • Booth, John Wilkes
  • O'Laughlin, Michael
  • Spangler, Edward
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Mudd, Samuel Alexander
  • Trials (Assassination)
  • Trials (Conspiracy)
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The trial of the alleged assassins and conspirators at Washington City, D.C., May and June, 1865 : for the murder of President Abraham Lincoln : full of illustrative engravings
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  • Text in two columns
  • Trial of David E. Herold, George A. Atzerodt, Lewis Payne, Michael O'Laughlin, Edward Spangler, Samuel Arnold, Mary E. Surratt and Samuel A. Mudd
  • CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT
Edition
  • Complete and unabridged ed. /
  • containing the whole of the suppressed evidence.
Extent
1 online resource (15-210 pages, [13] leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • Copy 1: Book, cloth.
  • Copy 2: Book, half leather with marbled boards; lacks t.p.; bound with 80 blank pages at end.
  • Copy 3: Book with original illustrated wrapper bound in half leather with marbled boards.
  • Copy 3: On original front wrapper: The whole complete in this volume; Only full, correct, graphic, and verbatim report of the trial published; Read this full report of the trial and speeches of counsel at once; Price 50 cents. Illustrated with engraving of John Wilkes Booth.
  • Copy 3: Publisher's advertisements on inside and back wrapper.
  • Copy 3: Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper: James W. Ellsworth.
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illustrations, maps, plan, portraits)
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remote
Label
The trial of the alleged assassins and conspirators at Washington City, D.C., May and June, 1865 : for the murder of President Abraham Lincoln : full of illustrative engravings
Link
Publication
Note
  • Text in two columns
  • Trial of David E. Herold, George A. Atzerodt, Lewis Payne, Michael O'Laughlin, Edward Spangler, Samuel Arnold, Mary E. Surratt and Samuel A. Mudd
  • CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT
Edition
  • Complete and unabridged ed. /
  • containing the whole of the suppressed evidence.
Extent
1 online resource (15-210 pages, [13] leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • Copy 1: Book, cloth.
  • Copy 2: Book, half leather with marbled boards; lacks t.p.; bound with 80 blank pages at end.
  • Copy 3: Book with original illustrated wrapper bound in half leather with marbled boards.
  • Copy 3: On original front wrapper: The whole complete in this volume; Only full, correct, graphic, and verbatim report of the trial published; Read this full report of the trial and speeches of counsel at once; Price 50 cents. Illustrated with engraving of John Wilkes Booth.
  • Copy 3: Publisher's advertisements on inside and back wrapper.
  • Copy 3: Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper: James W. Ellsworth.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plan, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote

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