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Allan Pinkerton and Benjamin Franklin to F. B. Gowen, 1874-01-28
Communication encloses a continuation of the report of James McParlan (alias James McKenna) into the secret movements of the Molly Maguires, including the dates from 1874-01-01 to 1874-01-25. McParlan details his successful infiltration of the local branch of the Molly Maguires and lists names of members.
McParland, James P.
Gowen, Franklin B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1836-1889Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884Franklin, Benjamin, 1830-1901
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
Secret societiesEmigration and immigration--Social aspectsUndercover operationsPrivate investigatorsCoal miners--Societies, etc.Coal miners--Social life and customsCoal miners--Social conditions
Molly Maguires (Organization)
1 item (15 pages)
Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Reading Company records (Accession 1520)
Series III Subject Files, Box 1001, Folder 1
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Reading Company records (Accession 1520), Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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