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Lum, Dyer D. (Dyer Daniel) (1840-1893) A Concise History of the Great Trial of the Chicago Anarchists in 1886

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05640 Author/Creator: Lum, Dyer D. (Dyer Daniel) (1840-1893) Place Written: [various places] Type: Books Date: 1886 ca. Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Volume containing 8 titles, all concerning the riot, explosion, trial, appeals, and executions stemming from the 1886 Chicago Riot. There is a pencil verse opposite the first pamphlet's titlepage, quoting Charles Mackay's "Eternal Justice" and the last words of August Spies. Titles: (1) Dyer D. Lum, A Concise History of the Great Trial of the Chicago Anarchists in 1886. Condensed from the Official Record. (Chicago: Socialistic Publishing Society); (2) The Accused the Accusers. The Famous Speeches of the Eight Chicago Anarchists in Court... on October 7th, 8th and 9th, 1886. (Chicago: Socialistic Publishing Society); (3) August Spies and Albert R. Parsons. The Great Anarchist Trial. The Haymarket Speeches as delivered on the Evening of the Throwing of the Bomb.... (Chicago, Chicago Labor Press Association, 1886); (4) M.M. Trumbull, Was it a Fair Trial? An appeal to the Governor of Illinois by Gen. M.M. Trumbull, in behalf of the Condemned Anarchists. (Chicago?); (5) M. M. Trumbull. The Trial of the Judgment. A Review of the Anarchist Case. (Chicago: Health and Home Publishing Co., 1886); (6) Leon Lewis, The Facts Concerning the Eight Condemned Leaders (Greenport, NY: Leon Lewis, 1887); (7) Supreme Court of Illinois. August Spies et al. vs. the People &c. Brief and Argument.... (Chicago: Barnard & Gunthrop, 1886). (8) Plus one additional.

People: Lum, Dyer D. (Dyer Daniel), 1840-1893
Spies, August Vincent Theodore, 1855-1887
Parsons, Albert Richard, 1848-1887

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: Mobs and Riots, Law, Judiciary, Anarchism

Sub Era: Populism and Agrarian Discontent