Trials for Treason at Indianapolis, Disclosing the Plans for a North-Western Confederacy; Being the Official Records of the Trials before the Military Commission ... a Western Conspiracy in Aid of the Southern Rebellion.

Cincinnati, (OH): Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin, 1865. First edition. 8vo. vi, (4), [10]-339, (1), (10, publisher's catalogue) pp. [printed double-column]. Frontispiece portrait of the five men tried for treason, one other plate. Those charged were convicted, but the verdicts were later overturned by the U. S. Supreme Court. Howes P-394. Eberstadt 104, 255: "Origin, history, extent, names of officers, etc., of the secret orders of Knights of the Golden Circle, the Circle of Honor, the Order of American Knights, and Order of the Sons of Liberty, and their real purpose of forming a Western Conspiracy in aid of the Southern Rebellion." Signature torn from head of title page; still a good solid copy. Original black cloth (spine ends reinforced with black electric cloth tape, corners bumped), gilt spine title. (10117). Item #63548

Price: $300.00

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