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Danger : a true history of a great city's wiles and temptations -- the veil lifted, and light thrown on crime and its causes, and criminals and their haunts, facts and disclosures

Author: William F Howe; Abraham H Hummel
Publisher: [Luton?] : Andrews UK, [2012]
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It is interesting to keep in mind while reading this fascinating account of crime in 19th century New York that the authors of this work, law partners Howe and Hummel, have been shown by history to have been at the heart of the city's corruption during that period, and that they received fat retainers from a significant proportion of the criminals, brothel-keepers, and abortionists of the city.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William F Howe; Abraham H Hummel
ISBN: 9781781664469 1781664463
OCLC Number: 806204854
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Responsibility: by Howe & Hummel.
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It is interesting to keep in mind while reading this fascinating account of crime in 19th century New York that the authors of this work, law partners Howe and Hummel, have been shown by history to have been at the heart of the city's corruption during that period, and that they received fat retainers from a significant proportion of the criminals, brothel-keepers, and abortionists of the city.

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