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was then surrounded. BAKER and CONGER went to the door. The former called out
signifying his intention to have a surrender on the part of the men inside, or
else a bonfire and a shooting match.
He sent the young boy in to
receive their arms. To the boy's appeal
BOOTH answered with a curse, accusing the
boy of having betrayed him. The boy then came out, and BAKER repeated his
BOOTH five minutes to make up his mind.
"Who are you, and what do you
want with us?"
BAKER answered, "We want you to
deliver up your arms and become our prisoners."
But who are you ?"
" That makes no difference. We
know who you (Continued of
POST-MORTEM EXAMINATION OF
BOOTH'S BODY ON BOARD THE MONITOR "MONTAUK."