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    Charles Guiteau: An Assortment of 14 Pieces of Paper Ephemera from his Jailer's Scrapbook, Including an Autographed Card.
    1. 3.75" x 2.25" card signed in ink (evenly faded, but clear, with "one hand" added in pencil below in different handwriting (??).
    2. Confederate currency "sent to bait the prisoner" and a Louisiana lottery ticket he'd never be able to cash in if he won.
    3. Envelopes addressed to Guiteau, including "Assassin of the President of the U. States," "Jail Warden-For the assassin," "Charles Guiteau Murderer," etc.
    4. A marvelous bank draft to the "Hang Man that he needs to hang Ch. Guiteau," accompanied by a note: "Will you please collect this check and deliver it to the hangman. Give our regards to Guiteau, and tell him that on the day he is hung we will empty a basket of Schampanier. A Committee of True Americans."



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    May, 2017
    13th Saturday
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