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“Dear Mrs. Perdicaris”

Going viral, 1904 style: hundreds of letters of sympathy in the kidnapping of Ion Perdicaris, an American held hostage by Raisuli, played by Sean Connery in “The Wind and the Lion.”
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Kidnap Scrapbook: Letters on the Perdicaris Affair

A rare book containing the letters written to the wife of kidnap victim Ion Perdicaris has been put up for sale.
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