Report of the Select Committee on Alleged New York Election Frauds [With Testimony]

Report of the Select Committee on Alleged New York Election Frauds [With Testimony]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...with whom I was brought up. By Mr. Hopkins: 2857. Q. Is the patronage of your office used in the interest of the democratic party? A. It is used for the benefit of the city government. By Mr. Dickey: 2858. Q. I suppose that the patronage of the democratic party, like that of other parties, is given to democrats I A. Certainly it is. By Mr. Hopkins: 2859. Q. You are in the habit of employing republicans t A. Not as a general thing. 2800. Q. You would not like to employ a republican if you did not think you could use him for the benefit of the democratic party? A. If a republican were a personal friend of mine and desired employment, and if 1 had it to give him, I would give it to him as quickly as I would to a democrat. 2861. Q. Do you know what amount of money Tammany Hall expended this fall for election purposes? A. No; but 1 do know how much money we have got to expend before we pay ouv debts. We are $12,000 behind. I cannot tell how much we raised. 2802. Q. How much did yon contribute in aid of the democratic party this tall i A. I think it would frighten me if I told. I do not know. It was a continued dribble--a hundred dollars, fifty dollars, five dollars, two dol lars, and one dollar. Perhaps I contributed entirely about $10,000. 280;. Q. May it not have been $25,000! A. No, sir; 'it was not $25,000. I subscribed $5,000 to the State committee, and the rest went out iii driblets after that, and I do not know what I did give. 2804. Q. You do not know the aggregate amount that Tammany Hall raised? A. 1 do not. 2865. Q. Were the officers in your department called upon to assist? A. They all did assist. 2800. Q. Uy assessment or otherwise? A. By voluntary contributions. I most certainly expected them to contribute to support the party; that is...show more

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  • Paperback | 542 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 957g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236660587
  • 9781236660589