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Edward H. Ruloff - Murderer
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson  with memories of his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during his retirement beginning in 1905. A handwritten and a typed version of this memory exis ... Read more
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The Hetty G. King Case
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department. In the fall of 1895, while acting Captain in the Mercer Street station, John H. Keef, a lawyer from Rochester, came to th ... Read more
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Mills & Gibb
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during retirement beginning in January 1905. Ingratitude When on patrol in the McDougal Street pr ... Read more
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Chief Rabbi Joseph's Funeral and Riot
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson  regarding his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during retirement beginning in January 1905. In the early summer of 1902 [July 30, 1902], I was i ... Read more
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The General Slocum Disaster
What do a  ship disaster  and the Orange County Library System have in common? The steamship General Slocum burned on 15 June 1904 off North Brother Island, New York. Newspaper articles about the tragedy which took the lives of over 1000 persons ide ... Read more
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James G. Blaine's Body Guard
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during retirement beginning in January 1905. JAMES G. BLAINE'S BODY GUARD Late in October [1884] ... Read more
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The Ulmore Case
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during retirement beginning in January 1905. THE ULMORE CASE About 5 A.M. one morning in the sum ... Read more
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The Notorious Mollie Hash & The Feather Burglary
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during retirement beginning in January 1905. THE NOTORIOUS MOLLIE HASH At the time of my appoint ... Read more
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The Robinson Case
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson  regarding his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during retirement beginning in January 1905. The Robinson Case On evening in the winter of 188 ... Read more
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Informant Deafy Price
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during retirement beginning in January 1905. Informant Deafy Price When I was first appointed the ... Read more
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The Pilfered Watch of Mr. Von Geritchen
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during retirement beginning in January 1905. A CLEVER PICK POCKET During the Presidential Campa ... Read more
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Crosby Street Burglary
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding his career in the New York City Police Department and his travels and adventures during retirement beginning in January 1905. The Crosby Street Burglary During the summer of 1879 ... Read more