Rochester native, medical quack, author, and rabid bookseller.  He’d have loved the idea of the eBook. A tireless self-promoter who would have made P.T. Barnum proud.  Famous during his lifetime, he would disappear into obscurity after his death in 1903….only to be catapulted back into fame in 1993 connecting him to one of the most famous murder sprees in history.  Francis would have been no stranger to this notoriety….he’d already been held in connection with the assassination of President Lincoln and being a Confederate spy!