National Affairs: Princeless

Tammany was without a chieftain. Charles F. Murphy was dead. Tammany was looking for a new Prince. Tammany chose James A. Foley. Foley was a son-in-law of Murphy— had married the Tammany boss's adopted daughter. He had been in both Houses of the State Legislature of New York. He had a good job on the bench as Surrogate. He was not anxious to succeed his father-in-law. Mr. Foley was not anxious to be boss of Tammany, but his wife, who had been the daughter of a Tammany boss, was determined not to be wife...

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