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Detective Stories from Real Life

By Woodward, Patrick Henry

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Title: Detective Stories from Real Life  
Author: Woodward, Patrick Henry
Language: English
Subject: Literature & thought, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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The flight and extradition of Charles F. Dodge unquestionably involved one of the most extraordinary battles with justice in the history of the criminal law. The funds at the disposal of those who were interested in procuring the prisoner?s escape were unlimited in extent, and the arch conspirator for whose safety Dodge was spirited away was so influential in political and criminal circles that he was all but successful in defying the prosecutor of New York County, even supported as the latter was by the military and judicial arm of the United States Government. For, at the time that Dodge made his escape, a whisper from Hummel was enough to make the dry bones of many a powerful and ostensibly respectable official rattle and the tongue cleave to the roof of his mouth in terror.

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contents PART I--DETECTIVE STORIES FROM REAL LIFE ARTHUR TRAIN A Flight into Texas P. H. WOODWARD Adventures in the Secret Service of the Post-Office Department An Erring Shepherd An Aspirant for Congress The Fortune of Seth Savage A Wish Unexpectedly Gratified An Old Game Revived A Formidable Weapon ANDREW LANG Saint-Germain the Deathless The Man in the Iron Mask The Legend 4 The Valet's History The Valet's Master Original Papers in the Case of Roux De Marsilly


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