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    [Frank James]. John Newman Edwards Autograph Letter Signed "J. N. Edwards." Two pages, 5.5" x 11", St. Joseph [Missouri], April 3, 1884, to Frank James assuring him that all will be well with regard to his upcoming federal trial in Alabama, in part: "A man will be at Huntsville from Missouri, armed and equipped...Go to trial by all means...Don't wait over a train at Huntsville. Take the first one and get instantly into Missouri. You need never go out of the State again." He adds that the "...dog, [Dick] Liddil, can not hurt you..." Liddil was the primary witness for the prosecution. The trial began two weeks later and he was acquitted of all charges. Folds; light ink bleed-through.

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