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Shapley, Rufus Edmonds.

Solid for Mulhooly; a Political Satire.

Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., 1889.

To strike at the corruption in big city politics, Philadelphia lawyer Rufus Shapley chronicles in this satiric novel the unlikely rise of a penniless Irish immigrant from grog-shop sweeper to candidate for a seat in the U.S. Congress, all at the behest and tutelage of a big city "ring."

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