|John Philip Haught|
|Robert Earl Murray|
"Lynyrd how do you know it was a genuine hoax? Maybe it was a fake hoax therefore it's real?"
The second photo IS in-fact Robert Earl Murray (and not Haught).
That, in and of itself, is pretty big news.
The "Robert" who wrote the "letter" (which was posted here), was not the real Robert Earl Murray.
The "letter" was fictitious.
The addresses and dates etc., (regarding the "author" of that letter), just don't match-up with those of the real Robert Earl Murray.
According to our "anonymous blogger", he was contacting men named "Robert Murray" looking for confirmation (regarding the second photo) and a back-story... and according to him, one "Robert Murray" responded with a letter.
The Bottom line:
Our "anonymous blogger" either wrote the fictitious letter himself... OR... he was duped himself, by the wrong Robert Murray.
Either way, the letter was fictitious.
That's what happened, in a nutshell.
So, in the final anlysis, we had the story half-right (minus the fictitious letter).
DebS over at the "Mansonblog" just posted a new thread, which discusses the specifics regarding "Robert Earl Murray" (if anyone is interested).