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 - ANDREW J. GARVEY'S DEATH. Jlis 3o0y Will Be...
ANDREW J. GARVEY'S DEATH. Jlis 3o0y Will Be Brought frotn England for Burial Beside f His first Wife. SOUTH AM PTOX. April 7. The- remains tit A. Jeffries Garvvy, the wealthy American to died here cn April 5 from a complication tif diseases resulting in a fatal chill, ev been embalmed and will b embarked for Newt Tork on Saturday. The Immediate cause of Mr. Qarvey's death was acute pneumonia. ''". By the terms of -his will he left large mounts! of money to different charitable Institutions of New York. The wjjow snd her brother will accompany the remains to the United States. ' ." ' Andrew Jeffries Harvey was Notorious twenty-dire yaars aco as the Informer whose testimony clinched the evidence : airainrt "Boss": Tweed when he was trlei for de fraudlng-the city. He was s shrewd young . contractor when admitted into the';" ring." and made large sums- of money out of contracts for plastering and other like work. When .The New York' Times exposed the ' Tweed nng, Garvey fled to Switzerland to avoid standing trial under the indictments found agalD.ft him. He returned; In 1K72 and appeared as the State's witness at the - trial of Mayor HalL The indictment against Aim was dropped In consideration f the service ho rendered. .;-. . Mr. Garvey was about Elxty-flve years Old.' He was born In Troy of Scotch-Irish - parents. ; ar.d came to. New York as a boy. He interested himself in local Democratic politics,- became foreman of No. 12 truck of the Voluatecr. Fire Department, and attracted .Jthe notice ef Mr Tweed-and the others who then controlled the scity departments. '- When he ran away his wife, an English woman, accompanied him. and It was largely through her efforts that the arrangement was made by which "Garvey secured immunity. He remained in New York m more or less obscurity after the Tweed trial until the dsatn of his wife in IXhO brought him again some newspaper notoriety. From that time tin til about three years ago.; when he married the Brooklyn woman who survives him. he-lived alternately in this, country, England; and Algiers, where he ."went by (odor's orders to nurse a weak chest. He .eaves no children and no near relatives. His brother ' and in the old days; general factotum, John Garvey, died twelve years - ago. . ? - C-i : Mr. Garvey death was unexpected, and the latest letter received from hhri by his counsel, Daniel Seymour of 3 Broad Street, expressed the intention of visiting New York thli Summer. He was In New York last year. Mr. Seymour cannot understand why the cable refers to Mr. Garvey as "Jeffries Garvie." He says Air: . uarvey sever spelled his name that war. arid that all f his correspondence was addressed under the name by which he has always been known. : Probably no one knows exactly how much Property Mr. Garvey has left. His affairs were. in the hands of different persons not eennectnd in business. No one believes that his holdings will amount to more than '-?,-300 or f2T.000. Wheeler H. Peckham, Daniel Seymour, and John Scully, the banker, are some of those who acted as htf agents. Mr. Seymour said last night hq, thought IJuO.0O would be a liberal estimate of Mr. Garvcy'sr wealth, but added that he had only sunrise upon which to argued Part of the property, including a long lease of the southeast corner of East Thirteenth Street and Fonrth Avenue, valued at about $00,000. is hi New York City property and. there is a tarn u'p the State and some railroad se-furities and bondsi , ' Arrangements for the funeraf have not yet been trade, but It Is supposed the burial will b) la Woodlawn Cemetery, where the flnt Garvey Is burled. During her Wetlir.e ehe and Mr. Garvey were 'members ef Dr. John Hall s Fifth Avenue Presbyte-riaa Church.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 08 Apr 1897, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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