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THE NATIONAL TBIBTJNB: 'WASHING-TON, B. C, JULY 8, 1882.
itahly believe her insane, many more -would
say it was nly a frosh development of that
depravity shown hy Charles, and which must
be inherent in the Gip'reau family."
SCOVILLE TO HIS -VirK.
On May t Scovillo wrote to his wife from
Chicaeo as follows :
"You have proved yourself oven more un
grateful, more heartless, more utterly depraved
than either of your brothers, aud that is saying
:i rrcat deal. 1 am going vigorously to attack
the three Guiteaus. and those that are not hung
will wish they ha'd been. Tour infernal brother
at Washington, and the like infernal one at
New York, shall neither receive any quarter.
Tey shall go down with yourself and JJolin
and Harper. Johnson, and Early. 1 havo the
lightning shafts nearly ready to strike, and no
power shall stay my hand. I have asked,
bejiged, entieatcd for my wife. They have de
frauded me of her. ruined her, and mock at my
calamity." In this letter Seville entreats his
wife to return to him, and signs himself "Your
John W. Guiteau received a letter from Peo
ville expressing great solicitude about his
daughter Bertha. Of his wife he says:
"1 do not seek to interfere with tho conduct
or movements of Mrs. Scoville. We all hero
charitably say she is insane. That is the only
theory on which her conduct towards me can
bo accounted for, except the one of 'devilish
depravity,' and she and you can take your
choice. So far as I havo heard there is no dif
ference of opinion among our own acquaint
ances' on the subject. -All pity her as 'off,'
when they would otherwise condemn herus
bad. The probability is you will have the
pleasureof supporting her, being the nearest
relative and sympathizing with her fully. If
she docs not lake her life upon the execution
of her worthy brother she will be sent to an
insane asylum if she returns here."
REKOVAL OF C-UITEAU'S BODY.
It is understood that Dr. Hicks was offered
$10,000 for tho body of Guiteau. The corpse,
it is believed, has been turned over to the
Army Medical Museum. A wagon drove into
the jail enclosure late on Monday night, and
soon after reappearing was driven to the Medi
cal Museum. This wagon, it is stated, con
tained the body of the assassin. Inquiry at
the Museum, among the physicians, failed to
elicit any positive information on thesuhject.
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ILLUSTRATING THE TRAGEDY.
Portraits ol the Principals and Prominent Per
sonages. In ordt;r to present clearly all the phases of
the great tragedy The National Tiubuxe
has had prepared expressly for the benefit of
its readers, and at very considerable cost,
diagrams and portraits illustrating everything
of interest in connection with the remarkable
crime. The appearance of Guiteau when first
arrested and when under sentence ot death is
shown, together with a diagram of the jail
and scaffold; portraits of Mrs. Garfield and
Grandma Garfield, tho President's physicians,
the judges and counsel engaged in the memo
rable trial, Mrs. Scoville, Sergeant Mason, the
would-be avenger, and " Letty and the Baby."
The enterprise of The National Tkibuxe in
presenting its leaders without extra cost with
this illustrated edition will be appreciated
when it is understood that it is tho only
weekly journal in the country that has at
tempted such an undertaking. It is our pur
pose to give to our patrons at all times every
thing that will interest as well as edify and
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COLONEL GKOlKiE T. CORKHILL,
lfj!-eeutor of Guiteau.
KOHl-:UT S . JtONG,
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ELIZA D. GARFIELD,
Mother of the Late President.
JUDGE SWAni COLONEL ROHKWELL,
The President's Two Ea)ccial Friends.
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KETTY AND THE BABY,
Mason's Wife and Child,
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CHARLIE .TULlVaS GUITEAU,
When lie Fired the Fatal Shot.
As ho: Appeared on tho Scaffold.
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THE NGITT BEFORE THE EXECUTION.
Plan of the Jail and Gallovs.
Sliowing tho Cell of the Assa,iu and tli i:outo hy Which lie "Was Taken to Execution.
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A. Gultcnu'fl fn-st cell, in which he was when
Mason tiled at him.
15. Where Mason stood when ho tired. Dotted
lines indicate coium; of tho Millet.
C Giuteun's cell used as un ofllco after his re.
D. Cell in which lie slept after removal.
E. Doorway from rotunda into east corridor,
J'. Stairway to gallows.
O. Gallows, twelve feet square.
IT. Unoccupied cell in which executioner stood
behind curtained windows.
I. Warden's otliee.
K. Main entrance.
M. The place originally selected for reading tho
death warrant. It was, however, read to tho piis
oner in the cell.
'1 h- dotted lines from C to F represent the route
by which Guiteau was conveyed from his cell to
THE DISTRICT JAIL,
Where Guiteau was conlincd and Hung-.
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The Night Before the Execution.
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THE SCENE ON THE SCAFFOLD.
THE TRESIDENT'S PHYSICIANS.
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OHAS. H. REED,
Guiteau's Last Lawyert
Guiteau'a Brother-in-law and Counsel,