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Old 02-02-2009, 07:40 PM   #132
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Originally Posted by Amnorix View Post
1835. In the first assassination attempt against a US President, Richard Lawrence attempts to shoot President Andrew Jackson. He was clearly mentally ill, believing that he was Richard III, King of England, and once he was paid a substantial sum owed to him by the US government (which Jackson was improperly withholding from him), he would be able to go and claim the throne.
Do you suppose this is the first guy to get one of those emails (probably mails back then) from Nigeria bout the sum of money and his kingship???
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