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Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-19-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Robert St Devil
In any photo of No 26 off Dorset Street, two...

In any photo of No 26 off Dorset Street, two windows are obvious in the 2nd floor (1st storey). Do these windows belong to the same room? In other words, does the 1st storey front room run the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-19-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Robert St Devil
It says it in Simon's post (1st line): Figures...

It says it in Simon's post (1st line):

Figures on buildings - 1, 1 1/2, 2, 2 1/2, etc - are stories in height counting from level of ground.

I read it to say that here was an opening in the brick...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-18-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Thank you, Simon! I count 9(?) chimneys, would...

Thank you, Simon!

I count 9(?) chimneys, would this mean that there are 9 rooms inside of No. 26? And, with the chimneys being along that far wall in the photo, does that indicate all of the rooms...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-18-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Or, maybe, the entire attic space belonged to No....

Or, maybe, the entire attic space belonged to No. 27; and only accessible thru No. 27....

Been wondering, what's behind those bricks above the passage (arch), which building that area belonged to...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-16-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,693
Posted By Robert St Devil
Looking forward to your work, Richard. Sorry...

Looking forward to your work, Richard. Sorry that we can't get any closer to the actual design, too many variations in the illustrations and not enough background in the frame in the photos. Still...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-15-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,693
Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Dave That's what I've spent the last few days...

Hi Dave

That's what I've spent the last few days trying to determine, which address did the court originally belong to - No 26 or No 27 or neither or both?

If it belonged to No 27, then I don't see...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-13-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,693
Posted By Robert St Devil
Hello richardh Good question. I have no proof;...

Hello richardh

Good question. I have no proof; considering an original configuration for the house, Prater's door could have been in the design. If, for instance, a gate-door to the courtyard could...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-07-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Thanks Joshua. I was using the facsimile. I can...

Thanks Joshua. I was using the facsimile. I can see the actual letter in the book, and how the creases match. Dear Boss is just one page, front and back, right?
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-07-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Does anyone know: 1. why page 2 of Dear Boss has...

Does anyone know:

1. why page 2 of Dear Boss has a hole-punch in the upper left corner and Page 1 doesn't? It was obviously done after the writing since it punches through the word police? ...
Forum: Other Mysteries 02-02-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 219
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Posted By Robert St Devil
All very good probabilities, Harry, since his...

All very good probabilities, Harry, since his sudden disappearance appears like an oportunist-abduction; iow, noone seems to be setting up Jason for an abduction. The whole scene seems random, like...
Forum: Other Mysteries 02-02-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 45,388
Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Harry D Truly a sad case. I followed it last...

Hi Harry D

Truly a sad case. I followed it last night after this thread was updated. I was listening to his mother's interview on youtube [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyCZse_dzWA] and found...
Forum: Pub Talk 01-30-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 169
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Posted By Robert St Devil
It's my home-brewed kool-aid, Abby. It's what I...

It's my home-brewed kool-aid, Abby. It's what I think could have happened. A contemporary hypothesis about evolution and human creation. Long story short, I blv humans ate particular foods which...
Forum: Pub Talk 01-24-2018, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Herlock. I'm a Genevolutionist, so I'm good...

Hi Herlock.
I'm a Genevolutionist, so I'm good with both. I see two different approaches - scientific myth and scientific method - to the same story.
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 01-24-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,754
Posted By Robert St Devil
During the garroting scare of the 60s,...

During the garroting scare of the 60s, professional garrotters had it down to a science, and could render their victim unconscious in a few seconds. So, I'm thinking the key phrase in your post is...
Forum: Annie Chapman 01-21-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,730
Posted By Robert St Devil
Digging through the Archives with the term...

Digging through the Archives with the term shabby-genteel, Chris, I found a couple thousand instances of the phrase throughout 19th century London news-press; and, one instance of itsí literary...
Forum: Annie Chapman 01-18-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,730
Posted By Robert St Devil
http://irishgarrisontowns.com/d-for-deserter/ Hi...

http://irishgarrisontowns.com/d-for-deserter/

Hi Debs. I found this link which gets into the marking of deserters (cupping), and shows the mechanism used to brand a "D", was abolished in 1879. From...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-13-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,845
Posted By Robert St Devil
Historical feng-shui took a knock, Debs; and, I...

Historical feng-shui took a knock, Debs; and, I can't have the staircase in the middle of the building as I had thought. The thesis mentions that a wall was knocked down to make one large hall. My...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-13-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,845
Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Chris I just read that Nupkins Awakened is a...

Hi Chris

I just read that Nupkins Awakened is a play by William Morris (who is mentioned in your newspaper posting as writing the preface for The Principles of Socialism Made Plain) and that he...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-12-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,845
Posted By Robert St Devil
:beerchug: Chris I'd never assume any credit...

:beerchug: Chris

I'd never assume any credit for the research; Mr. Moses writes on the closure of the club in 1892 on the recommendation of the District Surveyor because of a building code...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-12-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,845
Posted By Robert St Devil
Hmmmhhh, Debs... I believe that you must have...

Hmmmhhh, Debs...
I believe that you must have ESP. That or great minds eventually! think-alike. Renouard's rendition of the children reprinted in The Graphic is jolly; however, the men with glaring...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-12-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Robert St Devil
The Nihilist Club ie. Berner Street

http://www.academia.edu/33844896/The_Texture_of_Politics_Londons_Anarchist_Clubs_1884_-_1914

Astrachan coats led to an illustration of French anarchist Auguste Valliante being detained by soldiers...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-25-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Robert St Devil
It's 2:45 in the morning, just sneaking around...

It's 2:45 in the morning, just sneaking around & playing Santa while my little girl sleeps.

Merry Christmas to all my friends at Casebook.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-21-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 29,414
Posted By Robert St Devil
In its' Dec 16th edition Lloyd's Weekly is...

In its' Dec 16th edition Lloyd's Weekly is reporting on the apprehension of Joseph Isaacs. He was brought to the attention of the police by Mary Cusins and other lodgers during the house-to-house...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 12-19-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,754
Posted By Robert St Devil
She also didn't tell John Kelly the identity of...

She also didn't tell John Kelly the identity of "Leather Apron",seems like an odd bit of information to overlook telling to her "spouse" of several years.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-18-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 29,414
Posted By Robert St Devil
I was focusing in on the "declared... at the...

I was focusing in on the "declared... at the inquest" part of the report/sentence. Could only think of Mary Ann... no wait... sorry... just hit me... they use the word "witnesses" in that sentence....
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