New York: Press of John Polhemus, 1873. First edition. 8vo, original printed peach wrappers, 52, 31 pages. Wrappers slightly soiled and worn; a very good copy. Item #13571
Tilden's account of his efforts as part of the Committee of Seventy to lead the reform Democrats to take control of New York from the Tweed Ring; his efforts landed him in the governor's office in 1874 and thence to the Democratic presidential nomination in 1876.