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Citizens' Association of New York:

FIVE PAMPHLETS PUBLISHED BY THE CITIZENS' ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK.

New York: 1866 (1) Report of the Executive Council to the Honorary Council of the Citizens' Association of New York. 64pp. (2) Items of Abuse in the Government of the City of New-York. Tax-Payers, Citizens, Read! Read!! Read!!! 22pp. (3) To the Honorary Council of the Citizens' Association of New-York. 16pp. (4) An Appeal by the Citizens' Association of New York, Against the Abuses in the Local Government, to the Legislature of the State of New York, and to the Public. 32pp. (5) Important Reform Measures Passed by the Legislature... 12pp. All items disbound and, but for the lack of wrappers, in Very Good condition. The Citizens' Association was formed in 1863 to produce "radical Reform in the Municipal Government." Its pamphlets set forth the City's deep-seated problems: "swarms" of office-seekers and office-holders, corruption, bureaucratic overlap, wasted revenues, mismanagement, dumbed-down public schools, filthy streets, and much, much more. Reforms are proposed. FIRST EDITIONS [the lot]. Sabin 54188n [items 1, 2, 3].


Book Id: 15005

Price: $250.00

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