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Book Signing & The Zee James Collection

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Who knew Charlie Pitts intended to marry Jesse James’ sister, Susan Lavenia James? The answer was found in the Zee James Collection.

“August 10, 1876, My Darling Suz. I have pondered long for the love if your embrace. I am taken with the thoughts of our union. I told of Maw Pitts of our plans and she is beside herself. Worry not for I will come for you soon. Charley.”

This was just one of the revelations arising in a hand written note from the discovery of the Zee James Collection in Stamping Ground, Kentucky.

Join me, Eric F. James, on December 7, 2013, at the Historic Midway Museum Store, 124 E. Main St. in Midway, Kentucky to learn more. It’s free. I’ll also be signing my book, Jesse James Soul Liberty.

TRrunk from the Zee James Collection
Authentication photo of the trunk from the Zee James Collection

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HAUTE COUTURE WITH ‘TUDE . . .Rebecca Shamblin, an in-law relative of our James family, displays her pop creation. The sentiment is very characteristic of our family as a whole. See MoreSee Less

HAUTE COUTURE WITH TUDE . . .Rebecca Shamblin, an in-law relative of our James family, displays her pop creation. The sentiment is very characteristic of our family as a whole.