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About the Author: Allan Pinkerton

"(25 August 1819 – 1 July 1884) was a Scottish American detective and spy, best known for creating the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. In 1849 Pinkerton was appointed as the first detective in Chicago. In the 1850s, he partnered with Chicago attorney Edward Rucker in forming the North-Western Police Agency, later known as the Pinkerton National Detective Agency and is still in existence today as Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations, a subsidiary of Securitas AB.

Pinkerton's business insignia was a wide open eye with the caption "We never sleep."

Based on exploits of himself and his agents, some published posthumously, maybe some ghostwritten to promote the agency. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allan_P...


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Paperback, Published in Jan 2009 by Aegypan

ISBN10: 1606642979 | ISBN13: 9781606642979

Page count: 136

On a hot, sultry weekday of summer, in the bank of the small agricultural town of Geneva, business has been bustling all afternoon. Just after the doors have been closed for the day, a knock is heard -- and inwards burst two men, who seize the clerks and bind them -- and then lock them into the safe Allan Pinkerton, well-known head of an American private detective agency of the 1800s, wrote several books about the life of the detective -- in some cases, as with "The Burglar's Fate and the Detectives," in fictionalized form.

""If in the punishment of Eugene Pearson, Dr. Johnson, Newton Edwards and Thomas Duncan, the young men of to-day who are tempted by folly or extravagance learn that their condemnation was but the natural and inevitable result of thoughtless crime -- and if their experience shall be the means of deterring one young man from the commission of a deed, which the repentance of years will not obliterate, I shall feel that I have not labored in vain." -- Allan Pinkerton"

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