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Statement of facts - Trial execution of Mrs. M. E. Surratt, ca. 1868-1872

 Item — Box: 54, Folder: F0815

Scope and Contents

Handwritten document which states that General Hancock was not involved in the Commission which tried the conspirators, nor in charge of the prisoners, nor the execution - written to defend Hancock from accusations regarding his responsibility for Surratt’s execution. The item is undated but written after Hancock was a potential Democratic presidential nominee (1868?) and before 1872.


  • Creation: ca. 1868-1872

Physical Description

Autograph document, 8 p.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Repository

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