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Michael
Re: Hauptmann v. Kloppenburg
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:36
2001:558:6027:18:501a:3d7e:f6e0:52ef

I've been researching it for 18 years now. No one on the planet has logged more time at the Archives than I have with the exception of Mark Falzini. My files on the handwriting are enormous and I am quite familiar with what I've read in them over the years.

I don't know anything about the Arias case (nor do I want to) and I have no idea what that has to do with what I've written since I've never claimed to know. I do know a little about the Ramsey case and cannot believe the "science" of Questioned Document Examination cannot identify the writer who we all know wrote that note. Some do, and some do not. Not very reliable is it?

I do know that every Cops/Prosecutor in the book said Hauptmann was not beaten but Hauptmann said he was. Guess what? He was beaten. One cannot be "afraid" to accept what they do not "like" about what actually happened.

Among the things I remember came from Clark Sellers. He saw something that bothered him so he wrote to Schwarzkopf for clarification. Sellers was worried Hauptmann saw the questioned documents and was told how to spell or given other improper instructions. So apparently he's was seeing something you do not.

Now in order to properly explain Schwarzkopf's response we must put it into proper perspective... There's no way he/they wanted to jeopardize this area of their case. With this in mind, you forced me to go to the files and look up his response (which I really don't have time to do but did it because you are telling me something that just is not true):

...with reference to your questions, would state, that Hauptmann's request writings concerning "the boat Nelly between Horse Neck Beach and Gayhead" were dictated to him from a circular showing this note. He was not given an opportunity to examine this circular in detail, but it is possible that he may have seen it casually.

"in detail..." "may have seen it casually..." Although this is enough to prove my point, I absolutely know Schwarzkopf didn't want to reveal this AND there's no doubt in my mind he's toning it down. How much you want to bet, with Schwarzkopf's reply in mind, that YES he did see it and there was nothing "casual" about it?

Occasionally when he was stuck as to spelling and would ask how to spell a word he would be told, in general, however, he was told to spell it as best he could.

Here is a clear admission that he was told although he is attempting to tap dance around this fact. Yes he was but only after he could not as best he could which caused him to ask. In other words - he was told how to spell words.






  • Re: Hauptmann v. KloppenburgMichael 5260, Fri Aug 24 11:44
    Hauptmann was told how to spell certain words. Where does this come from? Out of Hauptmann's own mouth. This is like believing Jodi Arias killed Travis Alexander in self-defense. We are supposed to... more
    • Re: Hauptmann v. Kloppenburg — Michael, Fri Aug 24 12:36
      • Re: Hauptmann v. KloppenburgMichael 5260, Fri Aug 24 15:32
        If you have enormous files on the handwriting you should have reached a solid conclusion about Hauptmann's handwriting. You have been looking at this junk for 18 years and you still do not have a... more
        • Re: Hauptmann v. KloppenburgMichael, Sat Aug 25 08:45
          You are kinda all over the place... "If" I have? Listen, if any files were ever damaged at the Archives you can rest easy in knowing that copies can be made from my collection to replace them. Also... more
          • NewseumRichard Sloan, Sun Aug 26 13:15
            DOes anyone here know what the Newseum in DC has pert. to the case?
          • Re: Hauptmann v. KloppenburgMichael 5260, Sat Aug 25 12:25
            Okay, let's simplify things. In the next to last ransom note there is only one, only one, word misspelled. We can see that "south" is spelled "soud." That's it. All the other words in the ransom note ... more
            • Re: Hauptmann v. KloppenburgMichael, Sun Aug 26 09:04
              Let's make it even simpler. What we know (at the very least): 1. Sellers saw something in the exemplars which caused him to ask if Hauptmann was told how to spell. 2. Hauptmann said he was told how... more
              • Re: Hauptmann v. KloppenburgMichael 5260, Sun Aug 26 11:07
                What exactly did Sellers see in the exemplars that caused him to ask if Hauptmann was told how to spell? Hauptmann said he was told how to spell. What else would you expect him to say. Scaduto even... more
                • Re: Hauptmann v. KloppenburgMichael, Sun Aug 26 11:55
                  You're doing "it" again. What would I "expect" Hauptmann to say? Well, I don't know. According to you there is no reason for him to lie because there is no proof of it. So where'd it come from?... more
                  • Re: Hauptmann v. KloppenburgMichael 5260, Mon Aug 27 10:39
                    Doing what again? Asking a question? That's not permitted? Why? Hauptmann's claim that he was told to spell does not come forth until he is on trial in Flemington. He did not make this claim to... more
                    • Re: Hauptmann v. KloppenburgMichael, Mon Aug 27 14:32
                      So Hauptmann never claimed he was told to spell until trial? So you've seen the Fawcett collection? You've seen all of Lloyd Fisher's material? You've seen all there is to see which could reveal a... more
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