Boss Tweed. New York political leader; as head of the “Tweed Ring” robbed the city of millions of dollars.
Partly printed Document Signed, W M Tweed, one page, quarto, New York, April 20, 1866. A payment authorization and receipt made out to Peter Hevey in the amount of $38.50 for repairing and fitting public lamps. William Tweed has signed this voucher as deputy street commissioner, one of the many city and state posts he held until his downfall in the 1870s.