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    Jack Ruby Collection of Drawings Signed. Eight geometric drawings (six in pencil, one in black ink, one in watercolors), all 7" x 4". All are signed and dated September or October 1965. Six are inscribed: one to Jerry Walker, one to W.R. Pennington, and four to Thomas E. "Tub" Miller. W. R. Pennington was Ruby's personal body guard at the Dallas County Jail for three months. He spent up to eight hours a day with Ruby, playing cards, dominoes, or just talking. Thomas E. "Tub" Miller, a twenty-seven year old book keeper jailed for fraud, was a prisoner in the Dallas County Jail for eight months. During his time in jail, he became a close friend to Ruby. Some drawings are slightly soiled; all are fine. Included in this lot is an "Authentification of Jack Ruby Letters" signed by "Thomas E. Miller". Also included is an interesting letter from Pennington to John Lattimer describing Ruby and a certification by Charles Hamilton. From the John K. Lattimer Collection.

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    October, 2008
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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