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Right or wrong, God judge me : the writings of John Wilkes Booth

Author: John Wilkes Booth; John H Rhodehamel; Louise Taper
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1997.
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All of the known writings of John Wilkes Booth are included in this collection. Of this wealth of material, the most important item is a previously unpublished twenty-page manuscript discovered at the Players Club in Manhattan. Written by Booth in 1860 in a form similar to Mark Antony's funeral oration in Julius Caesar, it makes clear that his hatred for Lincoln was formed early and was deeply rooted in his  Read more...
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Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865.
Right or wrong, God judge me.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1997
(OCoLC)756896377
Named Person: John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln; John W Booth; John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wilkes Booth; John H Rhodehamel; Louise Taper
ISBN: 0252023471 9780252023477 9780252069673 0252069676
OCLC Number: 36029710
Description: xii, 171 p., [14] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: edited by John Rhodehamel and Louise Taper.
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Contributing to scholarship on Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and nineteenth-century theater history, this is a collection of the writings of John Wilkes Booth. The documents include love letters  Read more...

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