A year later, Savedoff posted a "Birthday Violin" video, produced in what appears to be a dorm room. He's standing in front of an American flag hung on the wall, wearing a black tank top and a cross around his neck, playing Happy Birthday on a violin.

It's unclear when he came to New York and how he met Landau.

tricia.bishop@baltsun.com

Stolen items

Among the stolen items recovered from the Manhattan apartment Barry Landau shared with Jason Savedoff are:

•A 1794 document signed by George Washington, from the New York Historical Society.

•A 1784 letter written by Marie Antoinette, from the Connecticut Historical Society.

•An 1874 letter from Karl Marx, from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania;

•An annotated copy ofFranklin D. Roosevelt's inaugural address, from the FDR presidential library, which is part of the National Archives.

SOURCE: Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office

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