Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Business, Pleasure and Crime

St. Mark's Place (David Shankbone / Wikimedia Commons)

"The city of New-York is the commercial metropolis of this continent; its port is filled with shipping from every clime; its streets crowded with residents and sojourners, intent on business, pleasure and crime."
Justice Shankland, quoted in Licentious Gotham

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