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Other titlesHistory of the private, political, and official villanies of Fernando Wood.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40102.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL13599895M
LC Control Number87553969
OCLC/WorldCa11702661

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Fernando Wood was one of the most controversial figures of nineteenth-century America. His fellow New Yorkers either respected or despised him, depending whether they considered his policies beneficial or harmful to their interests.

The character revealed herein possessed some admirable qualities; high intelligence, sharp analytic skills, great capacity for hard work, and a clear talent to set. Fernando Wood (J – Febru ) was an American politician of the Democratic Party and the 73rd and 75th mayor of New York City; he also served as a United States Representative (–, –, and –) and as Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in both the 45th and 46th Congress (–).

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The character revealed herein possessed some admirable Author: Jerome Mushkat. New York shipping merchant, nine-term Democratic Congressman and three-term Mayor of New York City, Fernando Wood turned to politics after amassing a fortune shipping goods to California during the gold rush.

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