Contents: The Real Molly Maguires; Conditions in the Antrhacite Fields; Early Organizations of the Anthracite Miners; The Long Strike of 1875; The Life and Death Struggle in Pennsylvania; The Trials; Peace Once More Reigns; Conclusions.
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."