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To: alt.paranormal.spells.hexes.magic,alt.necronomicon
From: "D.E. Kesler" 
Subject: Re: desire to learn
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 1999 03:57:06 -0500

Hello Daniel,

I wish to add my own $100.00 to your offer.
Regards and Best Wishes,

Donald Eric Kesler wrote:
> In article <>,
>   Goddess  wrote:
> >  predates the bible......just coz you can't
> > find it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
>       Hello... it was written in the Seventies...
>       All right.  I'm sick and tired of people coming to me with these
> stories.  It's time to raise the stakes.  Thus, I present:
> (This is a first draft - it will only become valid when a final
> draft is reached.)
> The first person to produce a copy of the Necronomicon which pre-
> dates 1900, or even a reference to the Necronomicon in a document
> which pre-dates 1900 will receive a check or money order (your
> choice) for $100 (one hundred dollars) from me.
> Stipulations (and Re-statement of Conditions for those of you
> who need to hear things twice):
> 1)  It must be a document - a book, a scroll, a letter, a newspaper,
> a shopping circular, a handbill, a poster, a musical score, what have
> you.  Works in electronic format, rumors, hearsay, folklore, legends,
> and esoteric revealed knowledge are not permitted, though you can send
> them on anyway for my own edification or amusement.
> 2)  It must pre-date 1900.  That's one thousand and nine hundred
> years Anno Domini/Common Era.  It must be an original pre-1900
> document.  If it was written or published on or after January 1, 1900,
> it will not be accepted.  Don't come to me with your paperback
> Necronomicon - it must be an ORIGINAL.
> 3)  It must include the exact word "Necronomicon".  No Egyptian or
> Tibetan "Books of the Dead", no church rosters, no books on necro_mancy_, no
> books that are ancient and horrible and therefore must be the book -
> save if any of the above contain the exact word "Necronomicon" somewhere
> within their pages.  The reference must be contained in the original
> document; no placing it on there after the fact.
> 4)  That's just the first person.  One person, and only one, will
> receive this award, and that's the first person to provide evidence
> that meets the requirements.
> 5)  The claimant is responsible for backing up their claim.  The exact
> details will be worked out depending on the exact nature of the claim.
> Anything that calls for me to do more than make a trip to the local
> library and/or paying for my own reasonable postage expenses will be
> tossed out, unless special circumstances intervene.
> 6)  The claimant waives any right to litigate against or seek damages of
> any kind against me, my agents and representatives, my family, friends,
> workplaces, place of residence, and/or colleagues.
> OK, folks.  Comments?  Feedback?  I may want to get a neutral arbiter
> here...
> Yrs.,
> Daniel Harms
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