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Old 12-28-2016, 07:43 AM
Spider Spider is offline
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Cheshire
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Default I'm not a butcher, I'm not a Yid......

I am aware as are most on here that the following was quoted by Sir Melville Macnaghton in his memoirs, it being one of the first communications he read concerning the Ripper;

"I'm not a butcher
I'm not a Yid
Nor yet a foreign skipper
But I'm your own light-hearted friend
Yours truly
Jack the Ripper"

However I'd be interested to know the source for the 'apparent' preceding two verses that appear as follows;

"Up and down the goddamn town
policemen try to find me
But I ain't a chap yet to drown
In drink or Thames or sea.

I've no time to tell you how
I came to be a killer
But you should know, as time will show
That I'm society's pillar

Ay information welcome as I'm unable to find any pointers ;-)
‘There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact’ Sherlock Holmes
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