1 Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators David E. Herold, Mary E. Surratt, Lewis Payne, George A. Atzerodt, Edward Spangler, Samuel A. Mudd, Samuel Arnold, Michael O'Laughlin 1865

handle is hein.trials/aahn0001 and id is 1 raw text is: THE ASSASSINATION
OP
PRESIDENT LINCOLN
AND THE

TRIAL OF THE CONSPIRATORS

DAVID E. HEROLD,
MARY E. SURRATT,
LEWIS PAYNE,
GEORGE A. ATZERODT,

EDWARD SPANGLER,
SAMUEL A. MUDD,
SAMUEL ARNOLD,
MICHAEL O'LAUGHLIN.

Containing the Orders convening the Commission;
Rules for its guidance; Pleas of the accused to the Juris-
diction of the Commission, and for Severance of Trial;
Testimony in full concerning the Assassination, and
attending circumstances; Flight, pursuit and capture of
John Wilkes Booth; Attempted Assassination of Hon.
W. H. Seward, Secretary of State. Official Documents
and Testimony relating to the following plots:    The
Abduction of the President and Cabinet, and carrying
them to Richmond; The Assassination of the President
and Cabinet; The Murder of President Lincoln by pres-
its of infected clothing; The introduction of pestilence
into Northern cities by clothing infected with Yellow
Fever and Small Pox; Starvation and murder of Union

prisoners in Southern prisons; Attempted burning of
New York and other Northern cities; Poisoning the
water of the Croton Reservoir, New York; Raid on St.
Albans; Contemplated raids on Buffalo, Ogdensburg,
etc.; Burning of Steamboats on Western rivers, Govern-
ment Warehouses, Hospitals, etc. ; Complicity of Jeffer-
son Davis, Judah P. Benjamin, Jacob Thompson, George
N. Sanders, Beverley Tucker, C. C. Clay, etc.; Jacob
Thompson's banking account in Canada; The mining of
Libby Prison, and preparations to blow it up; The dis-
organization of the North  by a system of terrorism
and infernal plots; Arguments of Counsel for the
Accused; Reply of Hon. J. A. Bingham, Special Judg
Advocate; Findings and Sentences of the Accused, etc.

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RECORDER TO THE COMMISSION.
PUBLISHERS:
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NEw YORK, 60 WAKER STREET.
1865.

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