|Donald MacLeod, Biography of Honorable Fernando Wood, Mayor of New York City ( New York: O. F. Parsons, 1856), hereafter cited as Wood; Edward K. Spann, The New Metropolis: New York City, 1840-1857 ( New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1981), 502.|
|See, for example, New York Daily Graphic, May 1, 1874; New York Times, Feb. 15, 1881; New York Herald, Feb. 15, 1881.|
|MacLeod, Wood, 17-29; George R. Prowell, The History of Camden County, New Jersey ( Philadelphia: L. J. Richards and Co., 1886), 741; John S. Wood, An Index of Wood Families in America ( Baltimore: Garrett & Massie, 1966), 2; William H. McMahon, South Jersey Towns: History and Legends ( New Brunswick: Rutgers Univ. Press, 1973), 146-47, 277.|
|MacLeod, Wood, 29-31; Wood, Index of Wood Families, 206. For further information on Wood's family background, see: A. Van Doren Honeyman, ed., Documents Relating to the Colonial History of New Jersey, First Series, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Administration, Etc. ( Somerville: The Unionist-Gazette Association, 1918), 1-11, and Frank H. Stewart, Notes on Old Gloucester County, New Jersey ( Baltimore: Genealogical Publications Company, 1977), 1-4.|
|MacLeod, Wood, 33-35; Times, Nov. 18, 1860, Oct. 4, 1862.|
|Congressional Globe, 27th Cong., 1st sess., 1841, 10: "App,"290-91, hereafter Cong. Globe; MacLeod, Wood, 35-39; Wood, Index of Wood Families, 23.|
|MacLeod, Wood, 39; Times, Oct. 31, 1860; New York Sun, Oct. 18, 1861; David A. Long, The New York Daily News, "1855-1906: Spokesman for the Underprivileged," Ph.D. diss., Columbia University, 1950; Robert C. Toll, Blacking Up: The Minstrel Show in Nineteenth-Century America ( New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1974), 32, 56, 198. For Benjamin Wood's residencies, see: James Robinson, The Philadephia Directory ( Philadelphia: W. Woodhouse, 1807-11, 1816, 1817); John A. Paxton, The Philadelphia Directory and Register ( Philadelphia: B. & T. Kite, 1813, 1818, 1819); Kite Philadelphia Directory for 1814 ( Philadelphia: B. & T. Kite, 1814); and Edward Dawes , The Philadelphia Directory for 1817 ( Philadelphia, 1817).|
|MacLeod, Wood, 36.|
|Ibid., 37-39, 42.|
|Fernando Wood to Samuel J. Randall, July 20, 1877, Samuel J. Randall Papers, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.|
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Book title: Fernando Wood:A Political Biography. Contributors: Jerome Mushkat - Author. Publisher: Kent State University Press. Place of publication: Kent, OH. Publication year: 1990. Page number: 249.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.