Antique Political Ephemera: Tammany Hall Souvenir of Inauguration of (Grover) Cleveland & (Adlai) Stevenson, Washington, DC March 4th, 1893


Title: Tammany Hall Souvenir of the Inauguration of Cleveland and Stevenson, Washington, D.C. March 4th, 1893

Author: Nelson Smith, Richard Croker, Daniel E. Sickles, William Sulzer, John W. McDonald, Thomas Mitchell Tyng, William Joseph O'Sullivan

Description: Pictorial wraps. Rear cover and most of spine missing. Front cover edgeworn, chipped upper corner. Illustrated. 148 pp. 9 x 6 inches.

Seven essays, including a history of Tammany Hall, a history of the 42nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment (aka the Tammany Regiment), and an account of Tammany Hall's involvement in the national and local political campaigns of 1892. It also includes a five page article on the difficulty of printing ballots, the 1805 Tammany Hall statement of incorporation, and its Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. Includes many portraits, including those of two of the authors (Nelson Smith and Richard "Boss Croker") and each of the leaders of the thirty District Assemblies. Also, more than 25 pages of vintage advertising (beer, Otis Elevator, cigars, horse stables, etc).

Contents: A Sketch of the History of Tammany Hall (Nelson Smith, Chairman of the General Committee of Tammany Hall 1890-1894); Tammany Hall and the Democracy (Richard Croker, "Boss Croker," the former Grand Sachem from 1868-1870); The Tammany Regiment, 42nd New York State Volunteers (Major-Gen. Daniel E. Sickles); Tammany's Relation to the Democratic Party (William Sulzer, the speaker of the New York State Assembly and future Governor of New York); Tammany in the Last Campaign (John W. McDonald); Tammany from Within: Its Plan of Organization (T. [Thomas] Mitchell Tyng); A Political Genealogy: National Political Parties in the United States (Dr. W. J. [William Joseph] O'Sullivan, attorney and medico-legal specialist).

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fair

Publisher: John W. McDonald & Co.
Place: [New York]
Year: 1893

Language: English

Keywords: New York, politics, Grover Cleveland, Adlai Stevenson, Democratic Party, Richard Croker, Daniel Sickles, 42nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Tammany Regiment, 1892, Presidential campaigns, mugwumps, ephemera,

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