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Allan Pinkerton, young detective

Kathryn Kilby Borland

Allan Pinkerton, young detective

by Kathryn Kilby Borland

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884 -- Juvenile fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kathryn Kilby Borland and Helen Ross Speicher. Illustrated by Nathan Goldstein.
    GenreJuvenile fiction.
    SeriesChildhood of famous Americans, Childhood of famous Americans series.
    ContributionsSpeicher, Helen Ross, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B64847 Al
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p.
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5852227M
    LC Control Number62012707
    OCLC/WorldCa176852

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ALLAN PINKERTON. CHICAGO, October, PUBLISHERS' NOTICE. The present Volume is the first of a series of Mr. Allan Pinkerton's thrilling and beautifully written DETECTIVE STORIES, all true to life—founded upon incidents in the experience of the great chief of all detectives.

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Pinkerton became famous when he claimed to have foiled a plot to assassinate president-elect Abraham Lincoln, who later hired Pinkerton agents for his personal