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Allan Pinkerton and Benjamin Franklin to F. B. Gowen, 1875-10-20
Communication encloses the report of operative Linden, who is assigned to the charge of the special guard in the coal regions of Pennsylvania. The report covers the dates 1875-07-24 to 1875-10-20. On 20 October, the operative reports that he has contacted prominent citizens in the coal regions concerning the recent assassinations but has found both the citizens and the authorities to be apathetic and, consequently, 'no definite steps have been taken to make examples of the well known assassins.'
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.Assassination--InvestigationAssassination
Molly Maguires (Organization)
1 item (21 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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