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Criminal Reminiscences and Detective Sketches
     

Criminal Reminiscences and Detective Sketches

by Allan Pinkerton
 

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Criminal Reminiscences and Detective Sketches is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1879.
Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature.Many works of

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Criminal Reminiscences and Detective Sketches is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1879.
Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature.Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.

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BN ID:
2940024281383
Publisher:
G. W. Carleton
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
480 KB

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The world will never know the wrong That drives its erring children back To deeper crime and those who throng Destruction's broad and beaten track. "Twill never know the trusts betrayed, The worth its wolfish tools devour; 'Twill never know the prices paid To sate the cruel pride of power I Jack Canmi. Snro Sing, Oct. 31, 1870. CHAPTER III. THE GHOST OF THE OLD CATHOLIC CEMETERY IT would be a surprise to the general public if the records of all my offices could be thrown open for inspection, so that it might be observed what a wide range has been covered by investigations which I have been called upon to undertakethe mysteries to unravel, 01 crimes to prevent or unearth. It must not be supposed that the services of my agencies are wholly devoted to criminal matters. Some of the most important legal contests cf the times have been decided in accordance with the irresistible array of evidence which a small army of my men have quietly, keenly, and patiently secured; while the operation of immense business interests, like banking, insurance, and railway matters, have often been interrupted by seemingly inextrirable confusion and cornplexity, which threatened great loss, until my servicti were asked; and by my thorough and complete system, through which almost general and instant communication and information can be secured, I have been enabled to bring order out of chaos, and prevent what might have otherwise resulted in commercial ruin to my patrons. As the individual detective's notice must be brought to everything great and small upon any investigation he may be conducting, so is it true that the principal of a large system of detective agencies must be so situated that he mayconsider and receive every possible variety of businessalways excepting that ...

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