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Ashbel P. Fitch

Champion of Old New York

Ashbel P. Fitch( )
Author: Remington, David F.
Series title:Adirondack Museum Bks.
ISBN:978-0-8156-0988-9
Publication Date:Jun 2011
Publisher:Syracuse University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

The concept of an "honest Tammany man" sounds like an oxymoron, but it became a reality in the curious career of Ashbel P. Fitch, who served New York City as a four-term congressman and a one-term city comptroller during the late nineteenth century. Although little known today, Fitch was well respected in his own day and played a pivotal role on both national and local stages.

In the U.S. Congress, Fitch was a passionate advocate of New York City. His support of tariff reform...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Political
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 0.99 Inches
Book Weight:1.81 Pounds



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