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Howe & Hummel, their true and scandalous history

Richard Halworth Rovere

Howe & Hummel, their true and scandalous history

by Richard Halworth Rovere

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Howe, William F., 1828-1902.,
    • Hummel, Abraham H., 1849-1926.,
    • Lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.,
    • Law partnership -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHowe and Hummel, their true and scandalous history.
      StatementRichard H. Rovere ; illustrated by Reginald Marsh ; with an introduction by Calvin Trillin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF355.N4 R65 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 169 p. :
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2535306M
      ISBN 100374173362, 0374519307
      LC Control Number85016089

        sources: the brown book: a biographical record of public officials of the city of new york for ; “king’s photographic views of new . Richard H. Rovere is the author of Senator Joe McCarthy ( avg rating, 69 ratings, 15 reviews, published ), Howe and Hummel ( avg rating, 16 r /5(64).

      Howe and Hummel believed in bluster -- and weren't terribly concerned with the truth. Their clients ranged from famous fence "Marm" Mandelbaum, through whose warehouse many of the stolen goods in New York passed, notorious burglars like John "Red" Leary, and many of the leaders and followers involved in the Whyos and other "gangs of New York" of the day. Howe & Hummel: Their True and Scandalous His-tory. By RICHARD H. ROVERE, with an Intro-duction by CALVIN TRILLIN. (Farrar, Straus & uate work in American history and urban affairs at Boston University. WISCONSIN MAGAZINE OF HISTORY SUMMER, this is a book that will enlighten and entertain you enormously. Sea Dangers: The Affair.

      According to Richard H. Rovere, Howe & Hummel, Their True and Scandalous History, (), the lawyer Abraham H. Hummel also claimed to have originated this epigram. The Vault at Pfaff’s Brady, James Topham () Lawyer, Essayist. James Topham Brady was the son of Irish immigrants who first settled in Newark, NJ and then in New York City.   In The Book Review, Robert Coles called the book ''an unsparing picture of American education as it exists today in the ghettos of our major Northern cities.'' ($ each.) HOWE & HUMMEL.


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Howe died of a heart attack in Hummel continued to run the firm for a few more years. He spent a year in prison for forging an affidavit. After his release inHummel left the United States for England, where he died in Source.

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HOWE AND HUMMEL: THEIR TRUE AND SCANDALOUS HISTORY By Richard H. Rovere Farrar, Straus and Giroux Howe & Hummel had almost a monopoly on the rest of the criminal business in New York in their day.