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Fernando WOOD, Congress, NY (1812-1881)

WOOD Fernando , a Representative from New York; born in Philadelphia, Pa., June 14, 1812; attended the public schools; moved with his father to New York City in 1820; was engaged in business as a?

John HARDY, Congress, NY (1835-1913)

HARDY John , a Representative from New York; born in Scotland September 19, 1835; immigrated to the United States in 1839 with his parents, who settled in New York City; attended the public?

New York

(Encyclopedia) New York, city (1990 pop. 7,322,564), land area 304.8 sq mi (789.4 sq km), SE N.Y., largest city in the United States and one of the largest in the world, on New York Bay at the mouth?

Brewer's: Copper

(A). A policeman. Said to be so called from the copper badge which Fernando Wood, of New York, appointed them to wear; but more likely a variant of ?cop? (q.v.). ?There were cries of `?