John Wilkes Booth's Diary

John Wilkes Booth's Diary is a datebook that was used as a diary by John Wilkes Booth.


The Diary was recovered by Colonel Everton Conger on April 26, 1865 from Booth's body. The diary then was passed on to Secretary of War Ewin Stanton. Booth's diary was not presented as evidence in the Conspiracy Trial of 1865. The diary is missing several pages, leading to several speculations of its content.

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