Letter from Emily W. to Dearest Maggy [Mrs. Richard S. Tweed, Jr.].

dc.creatorW., Emily
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-26T20:11:26Z
dc.date.available2014-04-14T16:59:34Z
dc.date.issued1845-03-02
dc.descriptionThe Tweed Family Papers consists primarily of correspondence between Mrs. Richard Tweed and her children, relatives, and friends. Diaries, essays and poetry written by family members, newspaper clippings (photocopies), and financial and legal material are also included, as are a handful of photographs. All related primarily to the life of Mrs. Richard Tweed and her descendants.
dc.descriptionMrs. Richard Tweed, upon whom the majority of the materials focus, was the sister-in-law of William Marcy ("Boss") Tweed, who controlled the Democratic political machine at New York City's Tammany Hall during the mid-19th century. He and his associates misappropriated public funds on a large scale, leading to his arrest and imprisonment in 1871.
dc.descriptionThe Tweed Family Papers are organized by the following categories: Correspondence, Newspapers, Literary Production, Photographs, Financial Material, Printed Material, Scrapbook Material, Legal Material, and Artifacts.
dc.descriptionTweed Family Papers, 1836-1932 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
dc.descriptionBox 1, File 2
dc.format.extent3 pdf pages.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10605/60359
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsThe images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. Permission to publish these digital files in any form must be obtained from the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, 806-742-9070 or email reference.swco@ttu.edu.
dc.subject.lcshNew York City (New York)
dc.titleLetter from Emily W. to Dearest Maggy [Mrs. Richard S. Tweed, Jr.].en_US
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