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From a season spent embedded with the New York Jets to a biography of a self-mythologizing Pinkerton detective.
This allowed him to deliver actual Confederate documents to Pinkerton, along with his observations.Second ‘Underwear Bomber,’ Kim Philby, and Other Notorious Double Agents|The Daily Beast|May 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“I guess you know more about this wreck than I do, Mr. Pinkerton,” said he.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
"Forty-five thousand dollars," said Pinkerton: his voice was like a ghost's and tottered with emotion.The Wrecker|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
It was then called “The banks of Helicon;” an old poem which Pinkerton has brought to light.The Complete Works of Robert Burns: Containing his Poems, Songs, and Correspondence.|Robert Burns and Allan Cunningham
On the last day of the old year Pinkerton became ill, and we put him to bed.Under the Red Crescent|Charles S. Ryan
Sunday came, and Mrs. Pinkerton expressed the hope that we were to attend divine service together.That Mother-in-Law of Mine|Anonymous
"semi-official detective," 1888, from the detective agency begun in U.S. 1850 by Allan Pinkerton (1819-1884).