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Forum: Maybrick, James 11-22-2017, 10:04 AM
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Good afternoon Caz. Just dropping by, and funny...

Good afternoon Caz. Just dropping by, and funny you should ask, because I've recently read, or partially read, the two books Mike mentions. Let me warn you in advance: this WON'T convince you that...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-21-2017, 11:50 AM
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Concerning the other requests: Jones/Lloyd - The...

Concerning the other requests:

Jones/Lloyd - The Ripper File
Farson-Jack the Ripper
Spencer Shew-Hand[s] of the Ripper

Published 1971, 1972, 1975.

Not new titles in May, 1992. Nor titles that...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-19-2017, 11:05 AM
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Going back to the first post on this thread....

Going back to the first post on this thread. "Must have at least 20 blank pages."

The word "pages" is a slightly ambiguous. It think it means "sheets" or "pages of paper" (double sided). 20 sheets...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-19-2017, 10:49 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
You have to admit that it's more than a little...

You have to admit that it's more than a little strange that Robert Smith is now arguing that his prize possession was stolen from Mr. Dodd. Has there been any financial compensation? Or is Dodd...
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-17-2017, 11:04 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Wolf has a major problem with his line of...

Wolf has a major problem with his line of argument. Actually, he has several, but let me point out just one. And you don't need access to any other documentation to appreciate it.

In 1888 it was...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-15-2017, 08:59 PM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Thank you, David. A good point and very plausible.

Thank you, David. A good point and very plausible.
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 11-15-2017, 08:53 PM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Thanks, gents. He doesn't sound too promising,...

Thanks, gents. He doesn't sound too promising, but the link to the Imperial Club is interesting. He's also listed in the 1884 Business Directory of London:

Kozminski Daniel hairdresser 102...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 11-15-2017, 10:07 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Scott, did you ever find anything more about the...

Scott, did you ever find anything more about the 'hairdresser' Daniel Kosminski?
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-15-2017, 09:36 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Hi Caz. Anne Graham must be feeling rather...

Hi Caz.

Anne Graham must be feeling rather lonely these days. For years the Diary advocates treated her gently; now, with the new 'floor board' provenance, they are forced to call her an outright...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-26-2017, 03:32 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Thanks, Chris, much appreciated, but that's not...

Thanks, Chris, much appreciated, but that's not really my point. Sorry if I wasn't entirely clear. I believe it is well established that this lovely brick building was, as you say, Barrett's pub. ...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-25-2017, 08:59 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Thanks for that clarification, Caz. I think. ...

Thanks for that clarification, Caz. I think. That's certainly fodder for the conspiracy theorists; kind of like finding out that Zapruder developed his famous film in the photo shop next to Lee...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-25-2017, 08:19 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Hi Caz. One other small but important point. I...

Hi Caz. One other small but important point. I haven't actually read Robert Smith's book yet (I eventually will) and am withholding judgment, so sorry for the rather impertinent question, but did...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-25-2017, 07:38 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Unless I've missed it, no one has mentioned that...

Unless I've missed it, no one has mentioned that Maurice Chittenden has just come out with his memoirs: Exclusive!The Last Days of Fleet Street. What an odd coincidence that the electrician story...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-18-2017, 09:06 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Hi Paul. Fair enough. This must have been my...

Hi Paul. Fair enough. This must have been my own misunderstanding. I actually like this position, because I have long felt that Anderson (and Macnaghten in at least one instance) is implying that...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-17-2017, 12:03 PM
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Posted By rjpalmer
From 'Jack the Ripper --The Facts' by Paul Begg...

From 'Jack the Ripper --The Facts' by Paul Begg (2006) p.487:

‘In 1891 Melville Macnaghten wrote to Banstead requesting that the Convict Supervision Office be informed if Ostrog was released. There...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-16-2017, 02:53 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Thanks, Caz. I've never understood this, and...

Thanks, Caz. I've never understood this, and scrap metal dealers aren't known for bargains. I can go with you part way, but only part way. Evidently a law office of some sort offered Barrett...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-16-2017, 02:25 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
That should be ex post facto reasoning, of...

That should be ex post facto reasoning, of course. Anyway, if Cutbush could get a knife in 1891, couldn't he get one in 1888? And technically, you don't know when Kosminski threatened his sister...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-16-2017, 01:34 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
I think I would rewrite that this way: Thomas...

I think I would rewrite that this way: Thomas Sadler, shown to have had a knife that, when examined, was blunt and thus said to be unusable.

I always rather imagined Terrible Tom scraped that...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-16-2017, 12:12 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Just a throwaway post, really, but I was peeking...

Just a throwaway post, really, but I was peeking in at Howard Brown's site. In regards to linseed oil, the Diary, and the fine art of maintaining a cricket bat. Barrett claimed he removed a...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-15-2017, 11:48 PM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Off the top of my head? Ostrog, Sadler, Tumblety,...

Off the top of my head? Ostrog, Sadler, Tumblety, Cutbush, and, arguably, Klosowski and Kosminski. Probably others, though not necessarily "in the area" in all cases.
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 10-13-2017, 07:27 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Wolf, no offense, really, but to be perfectly...

Wolf, no offense, really, but to be perfectly blunt, these are the sort of weak arguments that lead many people to suspect that you have a personal agenda, rather than are attempting any sort of...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-11-2017, 12:31 PM
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Posted By rjpalmer
It's possible I still have the audio tape. I plan...

It's possible I still have the audio tape. I plan on looking when I return to the States in a couple of weeks. It may take a few pints to get through it again.
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-11-2017, 11:40 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
David, I don't think Shirley Harrison ever had...

David, I don't think Shirley Harrison ever had this receipt. If memory serves, the receipt for the Amstrad 8256 was actually uncovered by Allan Gray, a private detective that briefly investigated...
Forum: Druitt, Montague John 10-09-2017, 09:39 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
"MRS. WELDON GONE ABROAD." A letter...

"MRS. WELDON GONE ABROAD."

A letter from Mrs. Weldon was produced in the Chancery Court on Wednesday, addressed to the Associate of the Law Courts, dated from the Hotel Flandre, Calais, in which...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-08-2017, 09:27 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Ditto, the Maybrick Diary? Smith has stated...

Ditto, the Maybrick Diary? Smith has stated elsewhere that he didn't like the document being damaged by testing. Meanwhile, to repeat:

"[Smith] cited respected auger microscopist Robert Wild’s...
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