Harvey Carignan letter/envelope 2/2/2007
Letter/envelope set from the Want Ad Killer.
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This auction is for a letter from the "Want Ad Killer" Harvey Louis Carignan, also known as Harv the Hammer, due to his choice of murder weapon, the claw hammer. In 1949, Harvey Carignan was convicted of rape and murder and sentenced to death. The murder conviction would be overturned in 1951 and Harvey Carignan would parole in 1960. He started killing again in 1972, targeting young women and girls. Havey Carignan murdered at least four additional victims. Several victims were released after being assaulted or escaped while being abducted. In 1975, he would be convicted of murder in Minnesota and be sentenced to life.
ITEM DESCRIPTION: The missive is nine pages on five sheets, dated 2/2/2007, and is signed, "Harvey." In the top right corner of the first page Carignan was written the number 27,413, explaining later that's the number of letters he's written since his incarceration. The original mailing envelope is postmarked 2/5/2007. The letter and envelope come inside a protective magazine sleeve with an acid free board and have been stored flat. Message me with any questions you might have. Thanks for having a look-see.
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- 90210, California, United States
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