Prelude to Assassination

      Brighid O'Sullivan
Prelude to Assassination

This is a true story based on the diaries of Fanny Seward, daughter of William H Seward,, Secretary of State to Abraham Lincoln. Several days before Lincoln's assassination, Seward had a severe and almost deadly carriage accident of which his daughter was a witness. The night Lincoln was assassinated, Seward, who was still recovering from the accident, had an attack on his own life as well.When I was younger, I was afraid of dogs for a while. I would actually run from even the smallest of dogs. Then one morning, as I recall my mom and dad surprized me with this brand new little puppy named Susie. She was the cutest little thing I had ever seen. I wasn’t very old at the time. I may have been 5 or so.
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