New Orleans Custom-House Officials; Fraudulent and Dishonest Acts of W.P. Kellogg, Collector. His Attempted Defense. Additional Allegations and Facts. Perjurers, Smugglers and Kellogg Associate. His Accomplices and Victims Exposed

New Orleans Custom-House Officials; Fraudulent and Dishonest Acts of W.P. Kellogg, Collector. His Attempted Defense. Additional Allegations and Facts. Perjurers, Smugglers and Kellogg Associate. His Accomplices and Victims Exposed

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...call the enginem-'s room, in the front of the building, where I had a good view of the whole street on each side of the hall. I saw in the street the colored men running to and fro--many running in the door-ways on the opposite side of the street, and trying to hide themselves there.' I saw the police gradually coming up on the hall side of the street, firing deliberately into those doors at these men. I could not see that any colored men were firing or making any resistance at all. At the same time there were some shots firingon the Common-street side of the building. My view of that side was not good, looking from the window, and I could not see what was occurring on the Common-street side. I saw people running to and fro there. I saw a colored man or two lying dead on the other side of the street, immediately in front of the hall. After standing about five minutes in the engineer's room, looking out, I returned back to the main hall a ain, and I found a great many people, white and black, looking out of the windows on bot sides of the hall. I went up to Governor Hahn, who was in the centre of the hall, and told him I thought it would be well to have these men leave the windows; that they would attract the attention of the police and citizens, and they might tire. Some one issued an order to sit down in the chairs, and Cutler got on the platform and told all the men, white and black, to come inside the railing and sit down; that those who could not find chairs must sit on the floor. All the people immediately came in and sat down, some on the chairs and some on the floor. I saw therewere several shots fired into the windows. While I was in the hall I did not seea single shot fired out of those windows. I am certain that while I...show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236825012
  • 9781236825018