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Concerning the remains of John Wilkes Booth...



Item # 551968

September 19, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, NY, September 19, 1867 

* John Wilkes Booth 
* Mother's wish denied 


Page 5 has a report from Baltimore: "The Government Refuse to Give the Remains of Wilkes Booth to His Brother"

The Report reads: "Mr. Edwin Booth...has made application again for the remains of his brother, pleading...that his mother, being very aged, craves the dead body so as to inter it before she dies near that of his distinguished father, who is buried near this city. The request has been denied."

Other news of the day includes: "Out-Door Sports" "Yellow Fever" and much more.

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