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  • Charles Devlin was an American contractor, bondsman and civil servant. He was the largest and one of the most successful city works contractors in New York City during the mid-to late 19th century and was the bondsman of several prominent New Yorkers including Boss Tweed and Henry W. Genet. His controversial appointment as city street commissioner over Daniel D. Conover resulted in the Police Riot of 1857. Wikipedia

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