Proceedings of the Naval Court Martial in the Case of Alexander Slidell MacKenzie, a Commander in the Navy of the United States, Including the Charges and Specifications of Charges, Preferred Against Him by the Secretary of the Navy

Proceedings of the Naval Court Martial in the Case of Alexander Slidell MacKenzie, a Commander in the Navy of the United States, Including the Charges and Specifications of Charges, Preferred Against Him by the Secretary of the Navy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...is all that saves you." He left me then, and I spoke to Mr. Gansevoort--I asked him if he thought the commander thought I was guilty of anything of the kind; he said, "No, I assure you if he did he would have strung you up." Q. Before your arrest, had you any conversation at night with Wilson on a gun? A. I think I did; I think it was the night before Mr. Spencer was arrested, Wilson asked me, "M'Kinley, what did Spencer say to you?" I told him that Mr. Spencer said he knowed what I was going to do when the brig got into St. Thomas; I told Wilson I asked Mr. Spencer what I was going to do; Mr. Spencer told me I was going to run from the brig in St. Thomas; I told him I was not--that I never had such an idea in my head--that I hoped I never should--that Mr. Gansevoort had promised me a week's liberty when I got back to New York to go and see my friends: that is all the conversation I had with Wilson. Q. Did you ever talk with Wilson about fortune? A. Yes, sir, I forgot to mention that: Wihon told me we would go to a fortuneteller's; I asked him if he believed in them, he said that he did; I told him that I did not; he said when we got to New York he could take me to one who could tell me what had passed and what was to come to I told him I did not believe it. Q. Was any body by? A. Not that I recollect. Q. Did you see Tyson? A. No, sir, I did not. Q. Did you find Tyson asleep that night at all? A. No, sir, I did not. Q. Where were you and Wilson sitting? A. Between No. 4 and 5 gun. Q. Did you talk with Tyson that night at all? A. No, sir, I did not; if I did, I do not recollect it? Q. Did you teH any one else but Wilson of this conversation of yours with Mr. Spencer?' A. Yes, sir; I told Browning, and Anderson, the captain...show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 422g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236605993
  • 9781236605993