Joseph Holt letter to Edmund Flagg : autograph manuscript signed,

Descriptive Summary

Title
Joseph Holt letter to Edmund Flagg : autograph manuscript signed,
Date
1866 September 15
Creator
Holt, Joseph, 1807-1894
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Subjects
Assassination--United States
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen
Preferred Citation
2010MS021 : [identification of item], Joseph Holt letter to Edmund Flagg : autograph manuscript signed, 1866 September 15, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
General Joseph Holt, a Kentucky native, was Judge Advocate General of the United States Army from 1862 through 1875. Holt was the presiding judge during the Lincoln assassination trials.
Scope and Content
The letter references Holt's defense of Sanford Conover's part in the capture of Jefferson Davis, and the latter's alleged complicity in Lincoln's assassination.

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