28 Nov

Astor Place Riots

A book about something that happened nearby, long ago.

ACCOUNT OF THE TERRIFIC AND FATAL RIOT, at the New York Astor Place Opera House, On the night of May 10th, 1849. With the Quarrels of Forrest and Macready, Including All the Causes Which Led to that Awful Tragedy. Wherein an infuriated mob was quelled by the Public Authorities and Military, with its mournful termination in the Sudden Death or Mutilation of more than Fifty Citizens, With Full and Authentic Particulars. New York:, H.M. Ranney, 1849.