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New York in Bondage

By: Townsend, John D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Margaret Townsend Tagliapietra: 1901

Inscription: Two TLS Tipped In

Seller ID: mjp36

Condition: Very Good


Two typed letters [carbons with ink notations ] from Margret Townsend Tagliapietra (John Townsend's daughter) tipped in. The author chronicles graft and corruption within the political, public, and business life of NYC circa 1965 - 1890s. Boss Tweed, Tammany Hall and the Boss system of misgoverning NYC--- all the scenes and actors of that time are depicted and deplored. Margret Townsend Tagliapietra was the publisher for this privately printed, by subscription only, ... View more info