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Charles J. Guiteau Papers, 1877-1881

Charles J. Guiteau Papers, 1877-1881
Mss. 39.2 G94
7.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Papers, 1877-1881, of Charles J. Guiteau, including letters written from prison; a pamphlet written by Guiteau entitled <i>A Reply to Recent Attacks on the Bible</i>, 1878 given by Guiteau to Mrs. L.P. Scoville; letter, 18 November 1881, from Dr. C.B. Stemen to Guiteau's lawyer, Leigh Robinson, concerning an examination of Guiteau prior to the assassination of President James Garfield; and a photograph, 1881, of Guiteau.
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Guiteau, Charles J. (1841-1882)
Assassination--United States
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881--Assassination

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Mrs. Maria G. Venn..
Gift of Mrs. Maria G. Venn, of Washington D.C., November 1931.
Related Publications
See Charles E. Rosenberg, <i>The Trial of the Assassin Guiteau: Psychiatry and Law in the Gilded Age</i> (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1969).
Preferred Citation
Charles J. Guiteau Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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