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Five hundred majority, or, The days of Tammany

Five hundred majority, or, The days of Tammany

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Willys Niles [pseud.]
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 2 (1851-1875), no. 1302
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, [7]-200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15162579M
LC Control Number87549617

Book/Printed Material Tammany Society, or Columbian Order. Founded in Tammany Hall, New York, J Dear Sir: The Tammany Society. Tammany's fraud was so all-encompassing, says historian Mark Summers, that "even men who have passed through history with clean reputations thought little of raising a majority that way." Henry Raymond, co-founder and first editor of the New York Times, railed against corruption. But when he ran for speaker of the New York State Assembly in.

In the first days of May, , the Board of Aldermen found itself divided equally, Tammany Hall and the Whigs each having eight votes, precluding either from electing a president. The Tammany members, in the tea-room downstairs, made merry over refreshments. Pages from Mark Twain’s The Gilded Age, published in The illustrations in this chapter reveal the cost of doing business in Washington in this new age of materialism and corruption, with the cost of obtaining a female lobbyist’s support set at $10,, while that of a male lobbyist or a “high moral” senator can be had for $3,

  It is worth noting that in the past two years since the FDNY began hiring again after the bulk of the Vulcans’ lawsuit was settled ( ) more than three hundred black women and men have joined the New York City Fire Department. That is slightly more than all the African Americans hired for the past thirty years, from to With names like the Dead Rabbits, the Whyos, The Monk Eastmans, and The Five Pointers, gangs became a hallmark of New York politics in the early 20th Century. Under Tammany Hall’s Bowery Assembly leader, Big Tim Sullivan, organized crime emanated out of the Five Points, spreading throughout the slums of Manhattan.


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