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Source: Sixteen Years in Siberia
Source type: book
Document type: book chapter
Document title: “Chapter XXXIV”
Author(s): Deutsch, Leo
Translator(s): Chisholm, Helen
Publisher: John Murray
Place of publication: London, England
Year of publication: 1903
Pagination: 347-59 (excerpt below includes only page 356)

 
Citation
Deutsch, Leo. “Chapter XXXIV.” Sixteen Years in Siberia. Trans. Helen Chisholm. London: John Murray, 1903: pp. 347-59.
 
Transcription
excerpt of chapter
 
Keywords
Leo Deutsch; McKinley assassination (public response).
 
Named persons
William McKinley.
 
Notes
From title page: With Illustrations.

From title page: Sixteen Years in Siberia: Some Experiences of a Russian Revolutionist.
 
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Chapter XXXIV [excerpt]

     In Chicago I was received, through a letter of introduction, by two Polish Socialists, immigrants who were living there. They welcomed me very kindly, but unfortunately my ticket did not allow of my remaining with them more than two days. President McKinley had been assassinated on the very day before my arrival in Chicago; people had quite lost their heads, and turned upon peaceable Socialists, accusing them of anarchism. My friends therefore advised me to be careful in travelling [sic], and not to use my own name; so I selected a pseudonym and travelled [sic] incognito.

 

 


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