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The assassin's accomplice : [Mary Surratt and the plot to kill Abraham Lincoln]

Author: Kate Clifford Larson; Laural Merlington
Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, 2008.
Series: Brilliance Audio on compact disc.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mary Surratt was a Confederate sympathizer who operated the boarding house where conspirators planned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Due to her involvement, she was charged with conspiracy and became the first woman sentenced to death by the U.S. government. The author examines her actual role in the plot, and examines debates among historians regarding whether her crimes ultimately merited her sentence.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Named Person: Mary E Surratt; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Clifford Larson; Laural Merlington
ISBN: 9781423363729 1423363728 9781455801893 1455801895
OCLC Number: 229160240
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Credits: Director, Jim Bond ; engineer, Matthew Christilaw.
Performer(s): Reading by Laural Merlington.
Description: 7 sound discs (ca. 8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Devoted body and soul to the cause --
Creating a life, building the nest --
Rebels, spies, and couriers --
Mary Surratt ... kept the nest that hatched the egg --
The assassin's accomplice --
A shrewd witness --
The mater familias of the criminals --
The case for the defense --
The verdict : swift and deadly --
Scenes at the scaffold --
Epilogue : American tragedy or American justice?
Series Title: Brilliance Audio on compact disc.
Responsibility: Kate Clifford Larson.

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Mary Surratt was a Confederate sympathizer who operated the boarding house where conspirators planned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Due to her involvement, she was charged with conspiracy and became the first woman sentenced to death by the U.S. government. The author examines her actual role in the plot, and examines debates among historians regarding whether her crimes ultimately merited her sentence.

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