“The Bucktail Bards” was a series of satirical verses written by Gulian Crommelin Verplanck, then an anti-Clinton Tammany Democrat, published in the New-York American in 1819. This blog seeks to unearth the odd and unexpected historical and contemporary fragments that undermine our received wisdom about the maddening but sublime creature known as New York City.

Published on April 11, 2011 at 2:30 am  Leave a Comment  

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