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Allan Pinkerton and Benjamin Franklin to F. B. Gowen, 1875-06-16
Communication encloses the report of operative Robert J. Linden, who has been assigned to investigate men suspected of committing depredations on company roads. The operative is at Shenandoah City, Schuylkill County, Pa., and is awaiting an opportunity to make arrests in the case. The report covers 1875-05-24 to 1875-06-14 and includes details on miners' attitudes toward the current strike.
Linden, Robert J. (Robert Jay), 1835-1904
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.Sabotage in the workplaceCoal miners--Labor unionsStrikes and lockouts--Coal mining
Molly Maguires (Organization)
1 item (10 pages)
Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Reading Company records (Accession 1520)
Series III Subject Files, Box 1001, Folder 2
[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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