The history of Tammany Hall by Gustavus Myers

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Published by Boni & Liveright in New York .

Written in English

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  • Tammany Hall.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government.

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Statementby Gustavus Myers.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 13187.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxx, 414 p.
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17559917M

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