history of Tammany Hall by Gustavus Myers

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Published by Dover in New York .

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Reprint of the 2nd edition of the work originally published: New York: Boni & Liveright, 1917.

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Statementwith a new introduction by Alexander B. Callow.
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Open LibraryOL20974628M

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