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Boss Tweed

Denis Tilden Lynch

Boss Tweed

the story of a grim generation

by Denis Tilden Lynch

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Boni and Liveright in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878,
    • Tweed Ring,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- To 1898

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 419-423.

      Statementby Denis Tilden Lynch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.47 .T96
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix p., 2 l., 13-433 p.
      Number of Pages433
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6706340M
      LC Control Number27020559
      OCLC/WorldCa1618917

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