MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Lynching of Florentino Suaste

Washington DC: House of Representatives, 1900. 1st printing in wrappers. Soft cover. Good. Item #xxx034

Disbound original printed report HR Doc. N. 142, 56th Congress, 2nd Session. 39pp. "A report from the Secretary of State, with Accompanying Papers, in Relation to the Lynching, in LaSalle County, Tex., on October 5, 1895, of Florentino Suaste, a Mexican Citizen." The secretary, "out of humane consideration and without reference to the question of liability of the Government of the United States, of the sum of $2,000, to be paid by the Secretary of State to the Government of Mexico, and by that Government distributed to the heirs of the above-mentioned Florentino Suaste." As stated, this is a report of the case and the recommendations. It contains many details of associated crimes. This was during the William McKinley administration. Good. Scarce.

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