Wanted Poster – Wanted for Murder by the Headquarters of the Police Department, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, under Chief Constable Alfred Cuddy. Offering a $300 Reward. The wanted individual goes by Samuel Sullivan or Salvatore Sarravalli. Broadside is 18.5 x 26.5 cm, with a 4.5 x 8 cm photograph of Sarravalli. Pasted onto browning album leaf, on the back of which is another (non-Canadian) wanted poster. Shows two stamps, one dated Nov. 9, 1912 showing receipt by the Chief of Police and a second stamp by the Bureau of Identification, Hall of Justice, San Francisco, California dated Nov. 11, 1912.
The second wanted poster is in the form of a letter from the Sheriff’s Office in Vanderburgh County, Evansville, Indiana and is dated November 5, 1912. Addressed to the Superintendent of Police of San Francisco, California, the letter reads “This A.M., after knocking the jailer in the head, the following prisoners escaped from the Vanderburg County jail: Levey Lockhart (White man, 34 yrs., 5 ft. 10 or 11, 180 lbs., smooth face, dark hair. Held on a charge of murder.) / Henry Miller (White man, 55 yrs., 5 ft 6, 150 lbs. Sandy beard and hair, bald in front. Serving jail sentence for Passing Fraudulent Check.) / Frank Kelley (White man, 34 yrs., 5 ft. 5, 150 lbs. Smooth face, black hair. Serving jail sentence for Petit Larceny.) / Clint Crow (White man, 45 yrs., 5 ft 10, 175 lbs. Black mustache, stoop shoulders. Awaiting trial on charge of Rape.) If located, arrest and notify – John J. Davis, Sheriff.” Stamped as received by the Chief of Police on November 9, 1912.