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Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-17-2017, 01:10 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
A slight correction required here RP. The...

A slight correction required here RP. The wording of the indictment was actually "with Force and Arms". That was standard, and quite ancient, wording for a charge of this type in the 19th century,...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-16-2017, 02:43 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Just to round off this string of posts with a...

Just to round off this string of posts with a brief anecdote. This very week - on Tuesday in fact - I happened to mention, over the lunch period, to a colleague at work, someone who I used to work...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-16-2017, 02:26 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Why did Mike contact Doreen on 9 March 1992? ...

Why did Mike contact Doreen on 9 March 1992? Well if he was going to contact Doreen it had to be on one day out of 365 in any one year, or indeed 366 in the leap year. You could ask the same...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-16-2017, 02:21 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
What about the idea that someone forged the diary...

What about the idea that someone forged the diary in the 20th century and placed it under the floorboards in Battlecrease? Well, perhaps that is something that can be discussed at the next Mad...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-16-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
Here’s the thing. I thought that this much...

Here’s the thing. I thought that this much vaunted and "compelling" timesheet evidence was going to end the debate about where the diary came from. That’s why I am amused that the floorboard...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-16-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
When I said that Rigby could easily have...

When I said that Rigby could easily have convinced himself that Lyons had been involved in finding something and had passed it on to Devereux and Barrett this in no way assumes that Rigby knew...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-16-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By David Orsam
If anyone understands the significance of the...

If anyone understands the significance of the fact that Eddie Lyons “actually came into the Saddle one night [I] when Robert Smith was there with Mike and sat down” perhaps they can explain it to...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-16-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
I’m sure everyone agrees that it is not...

I’m sure everyone agrees that it is not satisfactory for a poster to simply make bald statements without providing any supporting evidence. If none of the 1992 electricians from Portus and Rhodes...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-16-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
That Mike attempted to acquire a Victorian diary...

That Mike attempted to acquire a Victorian diary with blank pages, and did actually acquire such a diary, is one of the few hard facts we possess amongst all the smoke and mirrors. It needs to be...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-16-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
Some people clearly need to be reminded of the...

Some people clearly need to be reminded of the first post in this thread in which it is shown that the advert placed in Bookseller on behalf of Mike Barrett stated:

“Unused or partly used diary...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-15-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
What particularly amuses me is the amount of...

What particularly amuses me is the amount of total speculation involved in the argument that the Diary came out of Battlecrease on 9 March 1992. Yes of course, perhaps Coufopolous lifted the...
Forum: Maybrick, James 11-15-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By David Orsam
One thing I would say RP is that one always has...

One thing I would say RP is that one always has to be careful of sleight of hand in posts by some people in here. There is nothing remarkable about Mike and Eddie Lyons knowing each other in June...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-26-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
Worth noting that what Feldman said to Mike in...

Worth noting that what Feldman said to Mike in 1993 was this (underlining added):

"Mike, an electrician's prepared to confirm that he took the diary from Battlecrease in 1989. I've spoken to Paul...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-26-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
It goes without saying that the Diary has never...

It goes without saying that the Diary has never had any provenance at all, in the generally accepted meaning of the word (and still doesn't). Mike's story about getting it from Devereux was just a...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-25-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
I do love the fact that we are expressly told...

I do love the fact that we are expressly told that at the time Mike transferred the ownership of the Diary to Robert Smith the newspapers were speculating that the Diary came out of Maybrick's house...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-25-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
One thing to bear in mind is that when Mike first...

One thing to bear in mind is that when Mike first "confessed" to forging the diary he told reporter Harold Brough that he had worked on it for five years (Liverpool Daily Post, 27 June 1994). In his...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-24-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,200
Posted By David Orsam
Perhaps a few facts will be helpful. The...

Perhaps a few facts will be helpful.

The Agreement by which Mike transferred ownership of the Diary to Robert Smith (Smith Gryphon Ltd) for the sum of £1 was signed on 24 March 1993, having been...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-20-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 137,237
Posted By David Orsam
Gary, I find it bizarre that you quote my entire...

Gary, I find it bizarre that you quote my entire post and then ask me a question about something that someone else has supposedly posted!

All I can say is that in all your posts in this thread you...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-19-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 137,237
Posted By David Orsam
I explain at length in the sub-article to which...

I explain at length in the sub-article to which the main article links why I referred to that group of posters as muppets. I would say it was a perfectly apt description in the circumstances given...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-19-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,722
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Posted By David Orsam
Is this your way of giving us a demonstration of...

Is this your way of giving us a demonstration of how to be "a charmer"?
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-19-2017, 10:01 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
Thank you Observer.

Thank you Observer.
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-19-2017, 10:00 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
Thank you Abby.

Thank you Abby.
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-17-2017, 12:19 PM
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Views: 137,237
Posted By David Orsam
Well you quote me saying that no-one in JTR...

Well you quote me saying that no-one in JTR Forums wants to discuss a particular (important) point and then comment by way of what seems to be a non sequitur by suggesting I respond in JTR...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-17-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 137,237
Posted By David Orsam
Well, Gary, I didn't mention you by name but it...

Well, Gary, I didn't mention you by name but it was, of course, you who said of my article about Robert Smith's book:

"The primary purpose of the piece seems to be to show how clever the author...
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-17-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 137,237
Posted By David Orsam
Some of the muppets on JTR forums recently...

Some of the muppets on JTR forums recently commented on my article about Robert Smith's book. I'm not a member of JTR forums, and it's unseemly to respond to posts on JTR Forums on Casebook, so my...
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