Our Fight with Tammany

Our Fight with Tammany

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Our Fight with Tammany

Our Fight with Tammany

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The purpose in these pages is to set forth, as briefly and connectedly as possible, the steps that conducted to the overthrow of Tammany Hall on November 6, 1894. The writer does not claim to have handled the matter exhaustively, and has limited himself quite closely to those features in the case upon which he can speak with the authority of an actor or a witness.

We have been doubly motived to this recital. In the first place, although there seems to have been a good deal of desultory warfare waged during the past three years, we are concerned to have our fellow-citizens appreciate the thread of identity of purpose upon which all apparent desultoriness has been strung. We should like, also, to be of service to other municipalities in our country which may still be suffering the same kind of tyranny which our own city has just renounced. Frequent appeals are reaching us from those who would like to have reproduced elsewhere . . .

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