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Mississippi Outlaws and the Detectives Don Pedro and the Detectives; Poisoner and the Detectives   By: (1819-1884)

Mississippi Outlaws and the Detectives Don Pedro and the Detectives; Poisoner and the Detectives by Allan Pinkerton

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MISSISSIPPI OUTLAWS AND THE DETECTIVES.

ALLAN PINKERTON'S

GREAT DETECTIVE BOOKS.

1. MOLLIE MAGUIRES AND DETECTIVES. 2. STRIKERS, COMMUNISTS, AND DETECTIVES. 3. CRIMINAL REMINISCENCES AND DETECTIVES. 4. THE MODEL TOWN AND DETECTIVES. 5. SPIRITUALISTS AND DETECTIVES. 6. EXPRESSMEN AND DETECTIVES. 7. THE SOMNAMBULIST AND DETECTIVES. 8. CLAUDE MELNOTTE AS A DETECTIVE. 9. MISSISSIPPI OUTLAWS AND DETECTIVES. 10. GYPSIES AND DETECTIVES. 11. BUCHOLZ AND DETECTIVES. 12. THE RAILROAD FORGER AND DETECTIVES. 13. BANK ROBBERS AND DETECTIVES. 14. BURGLAR'S FATE AND DETECTIVES. 15. A DOUBLE LIFE AND DETECTIVES.

These wonderful Detective Stories by Allan Pinkerton are having an unprecedented success. Their sale far exceeding one hundred thousand copies. "The interest which the reader feels from the outset so intense and resistless; he is swept along by the narrative, held by it, whether he will or no."

All beautifully illustrated, and published uniform with this volume. Price $1.50 each. Sold by all booksellers, and sent free by mail, on receipt of price, by

G. W. CARLETON & CO., Publishers, New York.

MISSISSIPPI OUTLAWS AND THE DETECTIVES.

DON PEDRO AND THE DETECTIVES.

POISONER AND THE DETECTIVES.

BY ALLAN PINKERTON,

AUTHOR OF

"THE EXPRESSMAN AND THE DETECTIVE," "THE MODEL TOWN AND THE DETECTIVES," "THE SPIRITUALISTS AND THE DETECTIVES," "THE MOLLIE MAGUIRES AND THE DETECTIVES," "STRIKERS, COMMUNISTS, TRAMPS AND DETECTIVES," ETC., ETC., ETC.

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NEW YORK: G. W. Dillingham, Publisher , SUCCESSOR TO G. W. CARLETON & CO. LONDON: S. LOW, SON & CO. MDCCCLXXXVII.

COPYRIGHT BY ALLAN PINKERTON, 1879.

SAMUEL STODDER, STEREOTYPER, 90 ANN STREET, N. Y.

TROW PRINTING AND BOOK BINDING CO. N. Y.

CONTENTS.

MISSISSIPPI OUTLAWS AND THE DETECTIVES.

CHAPTER I. PAGE

A daring Express Robbery. Mr. Pinkerton appealed to. Cane brakes and cane fed People. Annoying delays and Amateur Detectives. 9

CHAPTER II.

Difficulties. Blind Trails and False Scents. A Series of Illustrations showing the Number of Officious People and Confidence Men that often seek Notoriety and Profit through important Detective Operations. 21

CHAPTER III.

"Old Hicks," a drunken Planter, is entertained by a Hunting Party. Lester's Landing. Its Grocery Store and Mysterious Merchants. A dangerous Situation. The unfortunate Escape of Two of the Robbers. 32

CHAPTER IV.

The Captured Ruffians are desired for Guides, but dare not join in the Search for the Outlaws. One of the Robbers is Taken, but subsequently Escapes from the Amateur Detectives. Another Clue suddenly fails. 44

CHAPTER V.

A Rich Lead Struck at Last. 50

CHAPTER VI... Continue reading book >>




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