A Double Life and the Detectives

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G. W. Dillingham, 1884 - Detectives - 350 pages
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Page 278 - Putnam was a young man about thirty years of age. He had been in the employ of the company for several years, and had always been found faithful, attentive and honest.
Page 243 - Having been recalled by my Government, I have the honor to request that your excellency will be pleased to cause passports to be prepared to enable me to proceed to Havre, thence to embark for the United States, and for my protection during the time I may find it necessary to remain in Paris. I am instructed to give as a reason for my departure the nonexecution on the part of His Majesty's Government of...
Page 339 - Carrick," said the proposed discounter, " for he has started, and keeps his carriage." " Ou aye," says Robin, " but the question wi' me is, can he keep his legs ?" Talking of Banks, and referring as we have done to the old Ship Bank, we may observe, that its great competitor in those days, was the Royal Bank, then situated in the lower flat of the east corner house behind the church in St. Andrew's...
Page 338 - ... sheep'shead and trotters in her basket, and a string of flounders or caller herring in her hands; and when she went to the higher station of markets in the Candleriggs, she invariably stipulated with the green-grocers in that place, that if any apples or pears should be left over at the contemplated dinner dessert of Mr. Carrick's table, they would just be taken back on the following morning to the place from whence they came, and paid for accordingly. No wonder the old miser and his amazon amassed...

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