Monday, September 6, 2010

Lewis Payne, in Sweater, Seated and Manacled

Washington Navy Yard, D.C. Lewis Payne, in sweater, seated and manacled, Alexander Gardner, April 1865.

Lewis Thornton Powell (April 22, 1844 – July 7, 1865),[1] also known as Lewis Paine or Payne, attempted unsuccessfully to assassinate
United States Secretary of State William H. Seward, and was one of four people hanged for the Lincoln assassination conspiracy.

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