As October opened, Nast drew Tweed pushing back, perpetrating voter fraud and threatening those who threatened him.  The Boss suffered no more than a little indigestion from the erupting scandal.

 

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As the 1871 municipal elections approach, Nast portrays Tweed as unworried.  He will make sure his people count the votes, and then what are going to do about it?

 

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And Tweed's artifice will lead to Democrats' victories.

 

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As life for Tweed grows more uncomortable, Nast gives him and his cronies indigestion.

 

 

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So Tweed turns up the heat, making serious threats to fend off tha law..

 

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Bill's Books

A DIRTY YEAR
Sex, Suffrage, & Scandal
in Gilded Age New York
 

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A nonfiction narrative of 1872 New York, a city convulsing with social upheaval and sexual revolution and beset with all the excitement and challenges a moment of transformation brings.
 
 
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A Novel of New Amsterdam

The Mevrouw Who Saved Manhattan

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"[A] romp through the history of New Netherland that would surely have Petrus Stuyvesant complaining about the riot transpiring between its pages."

- de Halve Maen, Journal of the Holland Society of New York