The ciphers

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The ciphers - Beale befriended Lynchburg hotel owner Robert...
Beale befriended Lynchburg hotel owner Robert Morriss, gave him a locked iron box, and then wrote to him in May 1822. The letter said the box contained papers describing the hunting group's travels and the location of their fortune. The letter said the box contained coded messages that would be unintelligible without the aid of a key. The key for breaking the codes was to be delivered in 10 years, but it never arrived and Beale and his party were never heard from again.

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  1. Indiana Gazette,
  2. 24 Aug 1996, Sat,
  3. Page 8

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