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From Hell letter

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  1. the name given to a letter mailed in 1888 by a man who claimed to be the killer known as Jack the Ripper

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  2. Though many letters claiming to be from the killer were mailed in the time of the Ripper murders, the "From Hell" letter is widely considered by many Ripper researchers as one of the few possibly authentic writings received from the serial killer

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  3. perhaps noteworthy that its author chose not to sign it with the pseudonym, "Jack the Ripper", distinguishing it from the earlier Dear Boss letter, the Saucy Jack postcard, and their imitators

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  4. also written at a much lower literacy level than the other two

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  5. A photographic copy of the now lost "From Hell" letter, postmarked 15 October 1888
    A photographic copy of the now lost "From Hell" letter, postmarked 15 October 1888

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  6. Postmarked on 15 October 1888, the letter was received by George Lusk, then head of the Whitechapel Vigilance Committee, the following day

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