A Few Passages in the Life of Dr. Francis Tumblety, the Indian Herb Doctor, Including His Experience in the Old Capitol Prison, to Which He Was Consigned, with a Wanton Disregard to Justice and Liberty, by Order of Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War. Also Journalistic and Documentary Vindication of His Name and Fame, and Professional Testimonials Respectfully Inscribed to the American Public. Francis Tumblety.

A Few Passages in the Life of Dr. Francis Tumblety, the Indian Herb Doctor, Including His Experience in the Old Capitol Prison, to Which He Was Consigned, with a Wanton Disregard to Justice and Liberty, by Order of Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War. Also Journalistic and Documentary Vindication of His Name and Fame, and Professional Testimonials Respectfully Inscribed to the American Public

Good. Item #5858

Cincinnati: Published by the Author, 1866. First Edition. Duodecimo. 82 pages. Pictorial pink wrappers.

Medical self-promotion and protest. Tumblety was a known Medical Quack, was accused of conspiring to assassinate Lincoln, and has been a plausible suspect for being Jack the Ripper.

Rear wrapper detached with loss around edges. Loss along edges of front wrapper and some to fore-edge of first few leaves. Some spotting and soiling but internally sound.

Price: $75.00