1883. Part One of Two. Illustrated with the finest steel engravings by John A. O'Neill, New York. This work contains an authentic account of the arrest, imprisonment and terrible sufferings of American Citizens incarcerated as prisoners of state; together with the orders for arrest, suspending the writ of habeas corpus, prohibiting the employment of counsel, etc.; the horrors of prison life in Forts Lafayette, Warren, McHenry, Delaware, Mifflin, Old Capitol Prison, Penitentiaries and Military Camps, and their condition, are truthfully delineated. The book contains a translated copy of the Magna Charta, with its Seal; the Constitution of the United States, with the recent Amendments; History and Incidents of the Old Capitol Prison; together with narratives of about seventy citizens, from all of the Northern States except New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Wisconsin, including in the number Foreign Ministers, United States Senators, Members of Congress, Members of State Legislatures, Judges, Lawyers, Ministers, Doctors, Farmers, Editors, Merchants, Ladies and indeed all the walks of life are represented. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. Other volumes in this set are ISBN(s): 1417930780.
Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Marshall, John A.
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Size: 6.00h x 9.02w x 1.13d
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