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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 [Ill.] : University of Illinois Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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All of the known writings of John Wilkes Booth are included in this collection, a major new contribution to scholarship on Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and nineteenth-century theater history. More than one-half of this material has never been published before. Of this wealth of material, the most important item is a previously unpublished twenty-page manuscript discovered at the Players Club in Manhattan. Written  Read more...
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Named Person: John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wilkes Booth; John H Rhodehamel; Louise Taper
ISBN: 0252069676 9780252069673
OCLC Number: 47206170
Description: xii, 171 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: edited by John Rhodehamel and Louise Taper.

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Constitutes a primary source that contributes to scholarship on Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and nineteenth-century theater history. The nearly seventy documents include love letters written  Read more...

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