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The Resource John Surratt : the Lincoln assassin who got away, by Michael Schein

John Surratt : the Lincoln assassin who got away, by Michael Schein

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John Surratt : the Lincoln assassin who got away
Title
John Surratt
Title remainder
the Lincoln assassin who got away
Statement of responsibility
by Michael Schein
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of John Wilkes Booth's closest associate prior to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It traces Surratt's worldwide flight from Ford's Theatre to Italy and shows that he was a conspirator who may be the missing link between Jefferson Davis and Lincoln's death. The book culminates in the trial of Surratt after he was brought back to America from Italy and was set free due to the trial ending in a hung jury.--Publisher
Summary
Looks at Surratt's role in conspiracy plots that evolved into plans to assassinate President Lincoln, and provides an analysis of his botched trial which ended in a hung jury
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10414265
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Schein, Michael
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Surratt, John H.
  • Conspiracies
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the Lincoln assassin who got away
Label
John Surratt : the Lincoln assassin who got away, by Michael Schein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A neatly dressed gentleman -- Young Master John -- Rebel spy -- John Wilkes Booth and the "oil" business -- A January attempt -- Surratt and the veiled lady -- Beware the Ides of March -- Shoot the damned Yankees -- The plots thicken -- The man in two places at once -- Gladness to sorrow -- Running for his life -- Surratt's choice -- Loose lips aboard ship -- The adventures of John Watson (and his dog) -- Leap into legend -- "His death is preferable to his escape" -- Weichmann versus Weichmann -- United States versus John Surratt: the government's case -- United States versus John Surratt: the defense -- Closing arguments: Carrington versus Merrick -- Mother and son versus the United States -- The great fizzle -- The reverse of truth
Control code
ocn891617927
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781933909967
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)891617927
Label
John Surratt : the Lincoln assassin who got away, by Michael Schein
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A neatly dressed gentleman -- Young Master John -- Rebel spy -- John Wilkes Booth and the "oil" business -- A January attempt -- Surratt and the veiled lady -- Beware the Ides of March -- Shoot the damned Yankees -- The plots thicken -- The man in two places at once -- Gladness to sorrow -- Running for his life -- Surratt's choice -- Loose lips aboard ship -- The adventures of John Watson (and his dog) -- Leap into legend -- "His death is preferable to his escape" -- Weichmann versus Weichmann -- United States versus John Surratt: the government's case -- United States versus John Surratt: the defense -- Closing arguments: Carrington versus Merrick -- Mother and son versus the United States -- The great fizzle -- The reverse of truth
Control code
ocn891617927
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781933909967
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)891617927

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