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Allan Pinkerton and George H. Bangs to Franklin B. Gowen, 1877-10-18
Communication concerning an operation being conducted by the New York agency in the Luzerne Coal District. The report gives an account of a meeting of Molly Maguires at Bellevue, Pa., on the property of a Scranton, Pa., police officer on 1877-10-15. The account includes a list of names of every person present at the meeting and details the 'goods' adopted at the meeting as coded communication signals for members of the branch.
Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884Gowen, Franklin B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1836-1889Bangs, George H.
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
Secret societiesEmigration and immigration--Social aspectsUndercover operationsPrivate investigatorsCoal miners--Societies, etc.Coal miners--Labor unionsIrish American labor union members
Molly Maguires (Organization)
1 item (4 pages)
Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Reading Company records (Accession 1520)
Series III Subject Files, Box 1001, Folder 4
[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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