Introduction
Victims
Suspects
Witnesses
Ripper Letters
Police Officials
Official Documents
Press Reports
Victorian London
Message Boards
Ripper Media
Authors
Dissertations
Timelines
Games & Diversions
Photo Archive
Ripper Wiki
Casebook Examiner
Ripper Podcast
About the Casebook

 Search:


Most Recent Posts:
Doctors and Coroners: Dr Timothy R. Killeen - by harry 21 minutes ago.
Maybrick, James: One Incontrovertible, Unequivocal, Undeniable Fact Which Refutes the Diary - by rjpalmer 1 hour ago.
Mary Ann Nichols: Jack the Chipper - by seanr 1 hour ago.
Mary Ann Nichols: Jack the Chipper - by seanr 2 hours ago.
Witnesses: Why Wasn't Hutchinson used to try to ID Kosminski? - by tanta07 3 hours ago.
Witnesses: Why Wasn't Hutchinson used to try to ID Kosminski? - by tanta07 3 hours ago.
A6 Murders: A6 Rebooted - by Observer 3 hours ago.
Maybrick, James: One Incontrovertible, Unequivocal, Undeniable Fact Which Refutes the Diary - by Al Bundy's Eyes 4 hours ago.

Most Popular Threads:
Witnesses: Why Wasn't Hutchinson used to try to ID Kosminski? - (15 posts)
General Police Discussion: The Secret Special Branch Ledgers - (13 posts)
Maybrick, James: One Incontrovertible, Unequivocal, Undeniable Fact Which Refutes the Diary - (13 posts)
Mary Ann Nichols: Jack the Chipper - (13 posts)
Doctors and Coroners: Dr Timothy R. Killeen - (7 posts)
Scene of the Crimes: Whitechapel sounds - (4 posts)


Michael Barrett's Confessions

Michael Barrett, who originally "discovered" the Maybrick diary, has confessed on numerous occasions that he forged the document. These confessions have been retracted and restated many times in the past years. Two of his sworn affidavits have been transcribed and are available below:





Related pages:
  Maybrick Diary
       Dissertations: 5th Int. Investigative Psychology Conf. 
       Dissertations: A Final Response to Mr. Harris 
       Dissertations: A Guide through the Labyrinth 
       Dissertations: A Nest of Forgers 
       Dissertations: An Article by Richard Scheib 
       Dissertations: An Article by Steven Fern 
       Dissertations: Bravo for Maybrick 
       Dissertations: Bristol University Surface Analysis of Maybrick Watch - 3... 
       Dissertations: Dear Diary 
       Dissertations: Facts Please, Not Fallacies! 
       Dissertations: Maybrick Hoax: Donald McCormick's Legacy 
       Dissertations: Maybrick Hoax: More Futile Floundering 
       Dissertations: Maybrick Hoax: Some Extra Guidance 
       Dissertations: Maybrick Hoax: The Roots File 
       Dissertations: Maybrick Hoax: Yet More Unacceptable Ploys 
       Dissertations: Maybrick Watch - Scientific Analysis 
       Dissertations: Platt Diary Report 
       Dissertations: Reflections on the Ripperologist Interview 
       Dissertations: The Caution was Given 
       Dissertations: The Maybrick Diary Analysis 
       Dissertations: The Maybrick Diary Ink 
       Dissertations: The Maybrick Diary Paper 
       Dissertations: The Maybrick Hoax: A Fact File 
       Dissertations: The Maybrick Hoax: Evasions are Valueless 
       Dissertations: The Ripperologist Interview 
       Dissertations: Turgoose Report on the Maybrick Watch - 23 August 1993 
       Dissertations: Where was the Caution? 
       Ripper Media: Jack the Ripper: The Final Chapter 
       Ripper Media: The Diary of Jack the Ripper 
       Suspects: James Maybrick - Index 
       Suspects: Michael Barretts Confessions - January 25 1995 
       Suspects: Michael Barretts Confessions - January 5 1995 
       Suspects: Photographs of the Maybrick Diary