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Joe for Michael
Re: mony
Fri Mar 2, 2018 12:19

A very interesting observation, Michael which certainly adds credence to Wilentz's claim that Hauptmann was a "dictionary student."

Do you know if the same principle applies to the word "ready" which he often spelt as "redy?"

  • monyMichael 5260 for Bob, Fri Mar 2 11:01
    In the series of Lindbergh ransom notes Hauptmann writes the word "money" a total of fourteen times. He spells the word as "mony" ten times and correctly as "money" four times. After Condon received... more
    • one for the mony, two for the showbob mills for michael and forum, Fri Mar 2 18:14
      Well, that's kind of what I've been saying, Michael. Hauptmann is either a totally dense individual, or he's a clever deceiver. He spells $$$$ as "money" on a given occasion, then reverts back to... more
    • Re: mony — Joe for Michael, Fri Mar 2 12:19
      • Re: monyMichael 5260 for Joe, Fri Mar 2 21:41
        In the ransom notes Hauptmann spelled the word "ready" as "redy" four times and twice correctly as "ready". He also spelled "already" two times as "allredy" and once correctly as "already". You do... more
        • Handwriting ObservationsJack, Sat Mar 3 17:28
          Great thinking and doing, Mike. Can we put the question of whether BRH was the kidnapper from day 1 to his arrest to bed now? Hope so.
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