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Allan Pinkerton and Benjamin Franklin to F. B. Gowen, 1875-07-15
Communication encloses the reports of operatives, A. T. L., C. M. P. and R. W. P., who have been assigned in connection with the investigation of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal & Iron Company on the Legislative Committee to ascertain whether or not 'unscrupulous means were being used on the part of persons who had been prominent in having the investigation set on foot.' The reports run from 1875-05-07 to 1875-07-12.
Gowen, Franklin B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1836-1889Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884Franklin, Benjamin, 1830-1901
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
Secret societiesUndercover operationsPrivate investigatorsCorruption investigation
1 item (39 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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