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Joe for Michael 5260
Re: Boad Nelly note spelling
Tue Jan 15, 2019 18:52
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Michael, would it be possible to determine if the Boad Nelly note was written on the same type of paper as the rest of the ransom notes?




  • Re: Boad Nelly note spellingMichael 5260 for Joe, Sun Jan 13 22:07
    Joe, in the fifth ransom note, reverse side, we have the first mention of the 8 hour waiting period, "after 8 houers we have the money received we will notify you where to find the baby." This was... more
    • Re: Boad Nelly note spelling — Joe for Michael 5260, Tue Jan 15 18:52
      • Re: Boad Nelly note spellingMichael 5260 for Joe, Wed Jan 16 09:19
        Yes. By using the same method of comparison used to analyze the Nursery note and the March 4 ransom note.
        • Re: Boad Nelly note spellingJoe for Michael 5260, Wed Jan 16 11:43
          Do you know if the Boad Nelly note was written on the same writing paper (carried by F.W. Woolworth's) as the rest of the notes? When all is said and done, it seems feasible that Hauptmann could have ... more
          • Re: Boad Nelly note spellingMichael 5260 for Joe, Wed Jan 16 14:44
            I haven't compared the Boad Nelly note the to directional note left near the Bergen Greenhouse. This comparison would provide a quick answer. They did find the same kind of stationery in Hauptmann's... more
            • Re: Boad Nelly note spellingJoe for Michael 5260, Thu Jan 17 11:00
              Michael, I asked Mark Falzini my question. To his knowledge, the only two ransom notes compared with each other for linen stock, were the nursery note and ransom note one, which of course were... more
              • Re: Boad Nelly note spellingMichael 5260 for Joe, Fri Jan 18 18:19
                In Haring's book (p.75) there is a photograph of the Boad Nelly ransom note. On page (72) there is a photograph of the preceding "cross the street..." directional note. When the two are compared it... more
                • Re: Boad Nelly note spellingJoe for Michael 5260, Sat Jan 19 13:01
                  Michael, over the years, Haring's book is the one I've used to determine some of the dimensions within the ransom notes, ie. distance between punched holes and width / height. With most of the notes, ... more
                  • Re: Boad Nelly note spellingJoe for Michael 5260, Sat Jan 19 13:13
                    Sorry, I clicked Send message before I meant to. And correction on the size of the ransom notes. I calculate them at about 6-1/8" in width by 7" in height each. The Boad Nelly note appears to be... more
                    • Re: Boad Nelly note spellingMichael 5260 for Joe, Sun Jan 20 08:57
                      I measured the Boad Nelly note and the preceding directional note to within 1/16 of an inch. Here are the measurements. Boad Nelly note: Height- 3 14/16(7/8) inches Width- 4 13/16 inches Directional... more
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