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Allan Pinkerton and Benjamin Franklin to F. B. Gowen, 1875-12-31
Communication encloses a continuation of operative James McParlan's report, and the report covers the dates 1875-10-12 to 1875-12-26. Among other updates, the operative details his findings into the planned testimony of witnesses at the murder trial and lists the new passwords for the local Molly Maguires 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.Sabotage in the workplaceTrials (Murder)Coal miners--Social life and customsCoal miners--Social conditions
Molly Maguires (Organization)
1 item (30 pages)
Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Reading Company records (Accession 1520)
Series III Subject Files, Box 1001, Folder 3
[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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