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Re: Civil War Schooner "Chapman"

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Posted by John Martini on Saturday, December 01, 2007 at 21:17:26 :

In Reply to: Civil War Schooner "Chapman" posted by Lyndsay Faye on Tuesday, October 02, 2007 at 09:24:14 :

You can find a first-person account written by Asbury Harpending in his book "The Great Diamond Hoax and Other Stirring Episodes".

It's a highly biased and often criticized version of the Chapman incident, but it's undeniably Harpending's. You can find the entire text on-line at


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