“OUR MARTYR PRESIDENTS.”
Nothing since Lincoln’s assassination
at the hands of John Wilkes Booth and the murder of President Garfield
by Charles Jules Guiteau has any crime struck home with such terrible
force to the sympathetic hearts of the American people and so shocked
the civilized world, as the cowardly assassination of President
The book manufacturing firm of Geo.
M. Hill Co., Chicago and New York, as publishers of “Our Martyr
Presidents,” afford [sic] a typical example of modern enterprise.
The book is a timely one, a magnificent
memorial volume; a book for the millions of patriotic Americans.
“Our Martyr Presidents” will contain
a full account of the illustrious lives, public and private, and
the glorious deeds of McKinley, Garfield and Lincoln, together with
the history of t[h]eir assassins, of anarchy, and of the noted assassinations
of a century. The author, John Coulter, is a famous historian, biographer
and journalist. [T]he introduction is by the Hon [sic] Shelby M.
Cullom, Unite[d] States Senator from Illinois, the life-long, intimate
and honored friend of Lincoln, Garfield and McKinley. His introduction
is a sufficient recommendation to every American citizen for the
authenticity and high character of this work, and a guarantee that
the acceptance of “Our Martyred President” [sic] will be hearty
The volume will be profusely illustrated
with over one hundred fine engravings. The complete volume will
be ready at an early date.