From cover: "Commonwealth versus Patrick Hester, Patrick Tully, and Peter McHugh tried and convicted of the murder of Alexander W. Rea. Argument of Hon. F. W. Hughes, for Commonwealth, at Bloomsburg, PA., February 23 & 24, 1877. Stenographically reported by R. A. West."
Reading Company (former owner), Pinkerton's National Detective Agency (originator), Gowen, Franklin B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1836-1889 (associated name), Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884 (correspondent), McParland, James P. (associated name)
Amount paid to J. McParlan for services rendered 1879-11 to 1880-01.