8 November 1888
London, Nov. 2.
The city police have received a post card on which the following was written: "Dear Boss; On Saturday night I will do two more murders on a man and a boy; I am Jack the Ripper." The police at Rotherhithe had a letter which was found on Anchor street, Rotherhithe, at 5:30 on Saturday afternoon, handed to them, and it was dated the 12th, and contains the following: "I'll be over here soon. My knife is a sharp one. Jack the Ripper. I am up in the city and Bermondsey every day. Good old Leather Apron."
Another letter, bearing a Kilburn postmark, was written to Mr. Lusk, of the Whitechapel vigilance committee, as follows:
"I write you a letter in black ink, as I have no more of the right stuff. I think you are all asleep in Scotland yard with your bloodhounds, as I will show you tomorrow night (Saturday). I am going to do a double event, but not in Whitechapel. Got rather too warm there; had to shift. No more till you hear from me again.
Jack the Ripper."