City Recorder John Thompson Hoffman, a Democrat, is elected the Mayor of New York City

Democrat John Thompson Hoffman was elected Mayor of New York in a tight election marred for the Republicans by a split ticket.  He served for two years  and resigned when he was elected Governor of New York, one of only two New York City mayors to reach that office.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
The Mayoralty. Yesterday's Election," New York Times, December 6, 1865, p. 4. 
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Campaigns/Elections
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