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Professional criminals of America

Author: Thomas Byrnes; G W Dillingham
Publisher: New York : G.W. Dillingham, Publisher, successor to G.W. Carleton & Co., [1895] ©1895
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New and revised editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Case studies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Byrnes, Thomas, 1842-1910.
Professional criminals of America.
New York, G.W. Dillingham [©1895]
(OCoLC)891540892
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Byrnes; G W Dillingham
OCLC Number: 6749250
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 402 pages, 46 unnumbered leaves of plates : portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Methods of professional criminals of America: Bank burglars ; Bank sneak thieves ; Forgers ; Hotel and boarding-house thieves ; Sneak and house thieves ; Store and safe burglars ; Shoplifters ; Pickpockets ; Confidence and banco men ; Receivers of stolen goods ; Tricks of sawdust or green goods men ; Frauds in horse sales ; Adventures and adventuresses ; Opium habit and its consequences ; Robbery by drugs ; Descriptions and records of professional criminals ; Executions in the tombs prison, New York City, and by electricity in the state,from 1851 to 1895 --
Prison commutation laws: Expiration of sentence ; New York State ; Tables of commutation on sentences for good behavior, New York State ; Fugitives from justice ; Arkansas ; California ; Colorado ; Connecticut ; Georgia ; Illinois ; Indiana ; Kentucky ; Louisiana ; Maine ; Maryland ; Massachusetts ; Michigan ; Minnesota ; New Hampshire ; New Jersey ; North Carolina ; Ohio ; Pennsylvania ; Rhode Island ; Tennessee ; Virginia ; Canada commutation law --
List of state prisons, penitentiaries, and reformatories in the states and territories.
Responsibility: by Thomas Byrnes.

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