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MEMOIRS

OF

VIDOCQ,


PRINCIPAL AGENT OF THE FRENCH POLICE

UNTIL 1827:


AND NOW PROPRIETOR OF

THE PAPER MANUFACTORY AT ST MANDÉ


WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.

TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.


“Le plus grand fléau est l’homme qui provoque. Quand il n’y a point de provocateurs ce sont les forts qui commettent les crimes, parceque ce ne sont que les forts qui les conçoivent. En police, il vaut mieux ne pas faire d’affaire que d’en créer.”

Mémoires, Vol. I.


IN FOUR VOLUMES.

 

LONDON, 1828:
PRINTED FOR HUNT AND CLARKE,

YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

 

 
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Original:

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

 
Translation:

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.