Contemporary quotes by well-known people about Pollaky include these:
The keen penetration of Paddington Pollaky
(Patience or Bunthorne's Bride)
... are these men the agents of Pollaky and Co., and for what are they on the look-out?
(Small Beer Chronicles)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
... Mr Pollaky has just been here: his head and shoulders were covered with earth ...
(Letter written 1869)
Pollaky has long had a Private Police Office in London ...
(Letter written 1882 — translated)