Inscription: Inscribed in ink, verso: "#7776 // Lewis Payne, (Powell) // Lincoln conspirator, // Hanged July 7, 1865. // Payne made the assault on Sec. Seward, // was the son of Rev. George C. Powell (Baptist). Lewis and two // brothers in confederate Army. Both brothers were killed. // Lewis was wounded at Gettysburg and made a prisoner. Afterwards // deserted from Confed. Army and returned to Balto. and dropped his // last name of Powell. // Photographed by Gardener 1865."