Mississippi Outlaws and the Detectives

Don Pedro and the Detectives; Poisoner and the Detectives

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Author: Allan Pinkerton
Published: 1879
Language: English
Wordcount: 95,555 / 275 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.7
LoC Category: HV
Downloads: 1,516
Added to site: 2011.10.11
mnybks.net#: 30874
Origin: gutenberg.org

One of Pinkerton's popular Detective books. Pinkerton gives a vivid picture of what really happened.

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gro porter, turned his back to the door to set the tray down. Before reaching the desk, he heard a noise at the door, and turning, he was confronted by two men, one of whom held a revolver at his head, while the other seized his throat. Thompson was a young man, and, not being accustomed to meet such hard characters, he was badly frightened. He immediately gave up the safe key and helped one of the men to unlock the safe. Having taken all the money out of the safe, one of the robbers took also the contents of Thompson's pocket-book; but here the other man interfered, insisting that the guard's money be returned to him, which was done. No conversation took place, but when the safe had been carefully examined and all the money it contained taken, one of the men stepped to the door and swung a lantern once or twice. The train, which had been backing at a moderate rate of speed, now stopped, and the two men jumped off, telling Thompson to stay where he was and keep quiet. When the conductor, engineer, and other p

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