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The Trial of Mary Todd Lincoln

By: Rhodes, James A. and Jauchius, Dean

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Company Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004475

Condition: Very Good

Light wear at the spine ends with moderate to heavy wear at the corners. Also moderate wear to the front boards edges, light wear to the back board edges. ; Black quarter cloth with gold lettering on the spine. This fascinating book looks at Mary Todd Lincoln before and during her husband's presidency and after. Ten years after Lincoln's untimely death, she was arrested, taken into custody and brought into a courtroom in front of a jury already empaneled to judge her. She was found insane, ordered confined to an institution and stripped of approximately $56,000 in cash and securities, and fore... View more info