To Mr. Seward:
It is my desire that, in case Maximillian will surrender, he be sent here
a prisoner of war, but that in the event of his continuing the war, or
refusing to surrender, then he be shot.
January 1867 – An overzealous Patrol Special Officer, Armand Barbier,
arrested His Majesty Norton-1 for involuntary treatment of a mental disorder
and thereby created a major civic uproar. Police Chief Patrick Crowley
apologized to His Majesty and ordered him released. Several scathing newspaper
editorials followed the arrest. All police officers began to salute His
Majesty when he passed them on the street.
Probable forgery, circa 1868
OFF WITH HIS HEAD!
So much for Andy! The Supreme Court of the United States is hereby commanded
to try Andrew Johnson for usurpation of our Imperial authority and prerogatives,
and if found guilty, behead him or send him here to black the Emperor's