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Former Sheriff of Knox County, Tennessee's scrap book of reward posters pasted alphabetically for local, regional and some national fugitives. Most are printed posters but some are hand written letters or forms sent from a law enforcement official to the Knox county Sheriff's department. Numerous early 20th century examples including some Pinkerton posters. Most notices pertain to prison escapees, robberies and other forms of monetary theft and murder. One poster is for an Army deserter, another for a lost prize horse, a reward poster for a missing boy and another reward poster for a missing man. One Oklahoma reward poster is for a missing bank cashier who was found dead in Lafollete, TN (noted in an hand written description). Scrapbook measures 14" H x 9 1/2" W. All early 20th century. Condition: All letters and posters originally mounted to pages of book, some are now detached. Book pages in brittle condition with losses to edges and pages missing throughout. Overall toning to pages and posters.