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    Melvin Purvis: Document Signed, Check, 8.25" x 3", front and verso, November 25, 1941, Florence, South Carolina. The check, for $80, is payable to the People's Federal Savings and Loan Association. With the usual cancellations, well away from the signature. Matted and framed (23" x 19.25" overall) with a printed picture of Purvis and a John Dillinger wanted poster. Purvis is best remembered for leading the manhunt for John Dillinger, which ended with the shooting of the notorious bank robber in Chicago on July 22, 1934. Fine.

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    December, 2008
    2nd-3rd Tuesday-Wednesday
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