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Jack the Ripper - First Written Reference

This image depicts the signature page of a letter dated September 25, 1888. 

Purportedly from the person who'd murdered victims in the Whitechapel area of London, this letter contains the first written reference to the phrase "Jack the Ripper."

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Image of signature page, online courtesy CaseBook.org

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