Come all true hearted people, wherever you may be,
And likewise pay attention to these fiew words I say.
For the murder of James A. Garfield and the law I must abide,
On the thirtieth day of June, Ill meet my fatal doom.
Cho: My name is Charles Giteau a name Ill never deny,
To leave my aged parents in sorry for to die;
Oh, the murder of James A. Garfield and the law I must abide
On the thirtieth day of June I’ll meet my fatal doom.
I went to see Mr. Garfield he took me to be his friend;
The Bullet I shot through him proved his fatal end.
Cho: Oh the murder of..............
I went down to the depot to make my escape
The train had gone and left me I found I was to late
I was standing around the Depo all in my usual form;
The policeman stepped up to me and took me by the arm
Oh he led me to the Prison doors flew open wide
For the murder of James A. Garfield by the law you must abide.
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