Narrative of Dr. Tumblety: How He was Kidnapped During the American War, His Incarceration and Discharge. A Veritable Reign of Terror. An Exciting Life Sketch, with Important Letters and Documents from Generals Lee and Sherman, Earl de Grey, Lords Stanley, Headley and Tenterden, Sir Edward Thornton, Horace Greeley, Abraham Lincoln, and Other Notable Celebrities, Including Private Passages Concerning the Ex-Emperor Napoleon ... Presentation and Friendly Relations with Kaiser William, of Prussia, Introduction and Friendly Converse with the Late Charles Dickens ...

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Russells' American steam printing house, 1872 - 84 pages
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