Author:CASSIE L. CHADWICK [born ELIZABETH BIGLEY, aka LYDIA SCOTT, MADAME LYDIA DEVERE, MRS. HOOVER]

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LATE 19th CENTURY DOUBLE AUTOGRAPH OF THE NOTORIOUS CANADIAN CON WOMAN, BROTHEL OWNER AND NEIGHBOR OF THE ROCKEFELLERS

By: CASSIE L. CHADWICK [born ELIZABETH BIGLEY, aka LYDIA SCOTT, MADAME LYDIA DEVERE, MRS. HOOVER]

Price: $625.99

Publisher: 1899

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00MV859b

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a fascinating item of Canadian ephemera being a rare autograph signature of Cassie L. Chadwick [1857-1907] on her monogrammed stationery signed Cassie L. Chadwick; glued below the signature is a matching envelope which she also signs "Cassie L."; is the most famous name of a Canadian-born woman who defrauded Cleveland, Ohio banks by claiming to be an illegitimate daughter of Andrew Carnegie. Born Elizabeth Bigley on October 10, 1857 in Eastwood, Ontario, Canada, she was known to daydream and tell fibs as a child. At the age of 22 she was arrested in Woodstock, Ontario for f... View more info