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Author Larson, Kate Clifford.

Title The assassin's accomplice : Mary Surratt and the plot to kill Abraham Lincoln / Kate Clifford Larson
Published New York : Basic Books, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 263 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents "Devoted body and soul to the cause" -- Creating a life, building the nest -- Rebels, spies, and couriers -- Keeper of the nest -- The assassin's accomplice -- A shrewd witness -- The "materfamilias" of the criminals -- The case for the defense -- The verdict : swift and deadly -- Scenes at the scaffold -- American tragedy or American justice?
Summary The true story of Mary Surratt, a shadowy figure behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the first woman executed by the federal government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Surratt, Mary E. (Mary Eugenia), 1820-1865.
Conspiracies -- Washington (D.C.)
Trials (Assassination) -- Washington (D.C.)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0465024475 (electronic bk.)
0786746467 (electronic bk.)
9780465024476 (electronic bk.)
9780786746460 (electronic bk.)