Shotgun and ammunition, from "History Detectives"

St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Was this gun used in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre? Does this letter reveal a Booth plot to assassinate Andrew Jackson? How is this explosive device connected to grave robbing and cadaver dissecting?

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