Scoundrels in Law

The most notorious law firm of the 19th century’s Gilded Age is given its due in Cait Murphy’s exuberant account of William Howe and Abraham Hummel, whose roster of clients in post-Civil War New York included corrupt politicians, Broadway stars, bank robbers, socialites, and gangsters.

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