A three page typed manuscript titled "A Cannibalistic Case; The True Story of a Ghastly and Gruesome Occurrence in California Gulch" by J.J. Guentherodt. The likely fictitious manuscript states that it is a true story of how a lawyer named McMath came to accidentally eat the liver of a dead man in 1859 in Oro City, Colorado.
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