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“I Take Up My Pen”: McMahan’s Detective Agency, 1894

By: Ardis E. Parshall - December 04, 2013

Here’s the stationery of a man offering his services to George Q. Cannon in 1894, “should [you] nead the Services of Compident men in my line.”

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3 Comments »

  1. Compident, indeed!

    I would like it better, though, if his address were “Rooms 25 or 26–figure it out.”

    Comment by Mark B. — December 4, 2013 @ 1:37 pm

  2. The all-seeing eye! Or is that a private eye?

    Comment by David Y. — December 4, 2013 @ 3:26 pm

  3. OK. I first saw this on my smartphone so it was hard to see but I thought it was in the “Gadianton” Building which would explain the whole “son of Mahan” thing.

    Comment by Grant — December 4, 2013 @ 3:39 pm

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