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Sunday, 11 January 2015

The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872

The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872

The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872
(How a Kentucky grifter and his partner pulled off
one of the era's most spectacular scams -- until a
dedicated man of science exposed their scheme)
by Robert Wilson, Smithsonian Magazine
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-great-diamond-hoax-of-1872-2630188/

The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872
Wkipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_hoax_of_1872

The Great Diamond Hoax and Other Stirring
Episodes in the Life of Asbury Harpending - An
Epic of Early California - Edited by J. H. Wilkins,
James H. Berry Co. San Francisco, CA, 1913
http://www.books-about-california.com/Pages/The_Great_Diamond_Hoax/The_Great_Diamond_Hoax_main.html

PDF version at
https://archive.org/details/greatdiamondhoa00wilkgoog
https://archive.org/details/greatdiamondhoax00harpuoft and
https://archive.org/details/greatdiamondhoax00harp

Yours,

Paul H.

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