American Negligence Reports, Current Series; All the Current Negligence Cases Decided in the Federal Courts of the United States, the Courts of Last Resort of All the States and Territories, and Selections from the Intermediate Volume 3

American Negligence Reports, Current Series; All the Current Negligence Cases Decided in the Federal Courts of the United States, the Courts of Last Resort of All the States and Territories, and Selections from the Intermediate Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... is surmounted by a guard-rail of iron, extending along the line R--R, at a sufiicient height to afford a barrier to warn persons approaching from the west. But on the south side (towards Commercial street) the area is open at the top where a flight of steps leads to the basement under the Wahl Building. The Wahl Building line on the south is about two feet back of the original north line of the sidewalk of Commercial street. But the intervening space is open, and used by the public as a sidewalk, from tne street to the building line. The south line of the basement area coincides with an extension of said building line. If the sidewalk of Commercial street, at the northeast corner of that street and Jefferson, were extended northward along the latter street, with the usual width of ten feet, the basement area would fall within the space properly belonging to the sidewalk. Along the east side of Jefferson street there is, however, no finished sidewalk, but a cinder path or walk used by pedestrians extends northward to the railroad property. This cinder walk runs along Jefferson street, just west of the railing, on the west of the basement area, from a point where the sidewalk of Commercial street stops on the northeast corner of that street and Jefferson. The streets mentioned and other highways in the vicinity are all represented on a duly-recorded plat, introduced in evidence, which purports to dedicate the same to public use. It is dated 1869. Commercial street is an important street at this point. There is a business building on each of the four corners where it and Jefferson intersect. Jefferson street runs from the southern to the northern city limits. But counsel for defendant insist that the city has not accepted the part between...show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236906659
  • 9781236906656