The rail-road forger and the detectives (Google eBook)

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Dillingham, 1884 - Detectives - 364 pages
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Page 47 - The keen spirit Seizes the prompt occasion, makes the thought Start into instant action, and at once Plans and performs, resolves and executes ! PART II.
Page 103 - Man does not possess this consciousness of guilt so much as it holds possession of him. It pursues the fugitive from justice, and it lays hold on the man who has resisted or escaped the hand of the executioner.
Page 830 - In the summer of the year mentioned a number of bold robberies had been committed ; and to the great annoyance of well-meaning citizens, very few arrests of the perpetrators had been made. The police force of that time, be it stated, was a kind of hap-hazard organization an dor the command of a City Marshal ; and I was about the only person known as a criminal detective.
Page 250 - I do not know where he is, and he does not know where I am now.

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