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The General Slocum Disaster
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department. THE GENERAL SLOCUM DISASTERAbout 1870, the steam excursion boats Grand Republic and General Slocum were built to run ... Read more
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The Notorious Mollie Hash
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. THE NOTORIOUS MOLLIE HASH At the time of my appointment there were about ten or fifteen notorious women c ... Read more
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The Robinson Case
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. The Robinson Case One evening in the winter of 1880, a young woman came to me at Houston and Sullivan str ... Read more
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Informant Deafy Price
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. Informant Deafy Price When I was first appointed there was a dance hall of questionable reputation on the ... Read more
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The Pilfered Watch of Mr. Von Geritchen
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. A CLEVER PICK POCKET During the Presidential Campaign in the fall of 1880 a Mrs. Von Geritchen who kept ... Read more
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Crosby Street Burglary
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. The Crosby Street Burglary During the summer of 1879, while on duty on the west side of Broadway from Cana ... Read more
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Annie Downey Murder
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. Annie Downey Murder About 1879 or 1880 there was a house of prostitution at 111 Prince Street opposite the ... Read more
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Fiske and Stokes
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. I arrived in New York City, February 22, 1874 and visited the first day the Grand Central Hotel on Broadway n ... Read more
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Charles L. Albertson
 The articles (Images and Documents) here provide a visual look at the world of  police Captain Charles L. Albertson when he worked for the New York Police Department in the early 1900s. His hand typed and hand written autobiography provides inf ... Read more