Guilty of the Assassination
The editor of the Walla Walla Statesman notes that the telegraph is once more operational, and prints a news item from the Oregonian (Portland, O) that Mrs. Suratt [sic] and three others have been executed after their conviction in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. This article also mentions that former C.S.A. President Jefferson Davis has been moved, to wait trial in the conspiracy. Additionally, the article mentions efforts to moderate the death sentence of Mary Surratt.
The Walla Walla Statesman reports the execution of the four principals convicted of conspiracy and murder in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
Walla Walla Statesman
Walla Walla W.T.: R.R. and S.G. Rees
Vol. IV, No. 33, p. 2, col. A
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