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  2. The Booth Mummy

The escape and suicide of John Wilkes Booth : or, The first true account of Lincoln's assassination : containing a complete confession by Booth many years after the crime /

Other Title:
First true account of Lincoln's assassination
Bates, Finis L.
Item ID:
Memphis, Tenn. : Bates Pub. Co., c1907.
[Ill. ed.].
Call Number:
E457.5 .B32 1907
Physical Description:
309 p., [30] p. of plates, [1] leaf of plates : ill., front. (port.), ports. ; 19 cm.
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
""Giving in full detail the plans, plot, and intrigue of the conspirators, and the treachery of Andrew Johnson, then Vice-President of the United States"--T.p.; Imprint from label on t.p.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Lincoln-Booth -- John St. Helen -- John St. Helen lectures Roland Read -- St. Helen's illness -- St. Helen's identity revealed -- The assassination -- The man killed at the Garrett home -- The separation -- The pursuit of Booth -- The East Potomac Bridge -- The hand of Secretary Stanton -- Gen. Dana identifies Booth -- A Baltimorean still -- Informing the War Department that Booth lives -- Gen. Albert Pike identifies Booth -- Press comments on the suicide of David E. George -- These are pictures of John Wilkes Booth -- Reading the palm of John Wilkes Booth -- Joseph Jefferson identifies John Wilkes Booth -- Junius Brutus Booth identifies his uncle, John Wilkes Booth.; The author claims that John Wilkes Booth was not killed at the Garrett house in Virginia in 1865, but that he was living under name of John St. Helen at Glenrose Mills, Tex., 1872-1877, and committed suicide at Enid, Okla., in 1903 as David E. George.; Book, flexible covers; frontispiece, covers and spine detached, loose pages.; Handwritten inscription in ink on flyleaf: Abel M. White, March 24, 1922, gift of Robert H. Huches.; Handwritten inscription in ink on p. [1] of cover: Abel M. White, March 24, 1922.
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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