The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: Flight, Pursuit, Capture, and Punishment of the Conspirators
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 2001 - 305 pagina's
In this volume Oldroyd recounts the events leading up to and following the assassination, including several chapters on the trials of the conspirators. Oldroyd recounts in great detail the trip he took in May, 1901, in which he traced the route that John Wilkes Booth took during his escape and capture and interviewed several who aided the assassin in high flight. Oldroyd's account is enhanced by his references to the many sources in his collection and augmented further in the accompanying 82 illustrations.
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Pagina 91 - Fool, of thyself speak well : fool, do not flatter. My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, And every tongue brings in a several tale, And every tale condemns me for a villain. Perjury, perjury, in the highest degree ; Murder, stern murder, in the direst degree ; All several sins, all used in each degree, Throng to the bar, crying all, ' Guilty ! guilty !
Pagina 3 - I want you to take a message from me to the miners whom you visit. I have very large ideas of the mineral wealth of our Nation. I believe it practically inexhaustible. It abounds all over the Western country — from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific, and its development has scarcely commenced. During the war, when we were adding a couple of millions of dollars every day to our National debt, I did not care about encouraging the increase in the volume of our precious metals. We had the country to...
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Pagina 4 - During the war, when we were adding a couple of millions of dollars every day to our national debt, I did not care about encouraging the increase in the volume of our precious metals. We had the country to save first. But, now that the Rebellion is overthrown, and we know pretty nearly the amount of our national debt, the more gold and silver we mine, makes the payment of that debt so much the easier. Now," said he, speaking with much emphasis, " I am going to encourage that in every possible way.
Pagina 28 - Don't know the manners of good society, eh? Well, I guess I know enough to turn you inside out, old gal — you sockdologizing old man-trap.
Pagina 91 - I shall despair. — There is no creature loves me ; And, if I die, no soul will pity me : — Nay, wherefore should they? since that I myself Find in myself no pity to myself.
Pagina 218 - OF MARCH. — If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities, for the sum of One Million Dollars, I will cause the lives of Abraham Lincoln, William H. Seward, and Andrew Johnson, to be taken by the 1st of March next. This will give us peace, and satisfy the world that cruel tyrants cannot live in a land of liberty.