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Author: Reverdy Johnson
Title: 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 (Volume c.3)
Publisher: Philadelphia : T.B. Peterson & Bros.
Publ. year: 1865
Subject (keywords, tags): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Payne, Lewis, 1845-1865; Surratt, Mary E. (Mary Eugenia), 1820-1865; He

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Trial of David E. Herold, George A. Atzerodt, Lewis Payne, Michael O'Laughlin, Edward Spangler, Samuel Arnold, Mary E. Surratt and Samuel A. Mudd
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"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
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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