Source: Biography of Mary Hartwell Catherwood
Source type: book
Document type: book chapter
Document title: “Chapter Three”
Author(s): Wilson, M. L.
Publisher: American Tribune Printery
Place of publication: Newark, Ohio
Year of publication: 1904
Pagination: 51-69 (excerpt below includes only pages 68-69)
|Wilson, M. L. “Chapter Three.” Biography of Mary Hartwell Catherwood. Newark: American Tribune Printery, 1904: pp. 51-69.|
|excerpt of chapter|
|Mary Hartwell Catherwood; Leon Czolgosz (trial: attendees); McKinley assassination (personal response).|
|Mary Hartwell Catherwood; Leon Czolgosz; William McKinley.|
Chapter Three [excerpt]
Comparatively few of her acquaintances knew that Mrs. Catherwood was present at the trial of Czolgosz, the assassin of President McKinley. She secured a ticket of admission through some influential public officials, under an assumed name. While not condoning the great crime, her sympathies were deeply touched for the young criminal and for the civil and political conditions  of the country which made such crimes possible. She saw in the case a tragic story which she was loth [sic] to relinquish the production.