Investigation by the Senate of the State of Mississippi of the Charges of Bribery in the Election of a United States Senator

Investigation by the Senate of the State of Mississippi of the Charges of Bribery in the Election of a United States Senator

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...paid him. I did not ask him as to the persons engaged in it. I did not ask him any particulars, but I believed that he would expose it before the.termination of the caucus. Objected to. Q. You say at that time? Please repeat the words that Senator Bilbo used to you when he came to your chair_on the second occasion. A. As well as I remember he said, "My Scheme has worked all right. I have the evidence against them, and at the proper time I will expose it." Those are the words that I remember him to' have stated. Q. Did you have any other subsequent conversation with Senator Bil bo with referenec to this matter? A. I had one other conversation with Senator Bilbo, since the caucus, and recently. Q. How recently? A. I will say something like two weeks ago. I Q11 not sure about that, but it was probably two weeks ago. ' Q. All right. What did he say at that time? A. Well, he passed my desk for the third time in conversations of this kind. I asked him at that time also; I says, "Where have you been, Bilbo?" I had missed him from the Senate. I did not know where he had been. He said, "I have been home_ after my evidence," and he reached ' in his pocket and drew out a roll of bills, a large roll of bills, and he said, "Here is the evidence I have been home for." I said, "Have you been before the grand jury," and he said, "I have not yet." Q. Did he state anything further to you with reference to the money, and from whom he got it, and where it had been? A. He said that his wife had had the' money at home. Q. Did he tell you who had paid it to him; from whom he had re ceived the money? A. Why, I had heard rumors before this time, something about that. I think that he...show more

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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 404g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236982517
  • 9781236982513