Naufrages Celebres

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...of I'riends---held not exempt. People ex rel. Blackburn v. Barton, 63 App. Div. 681, 71 N. Y. Supp. 933. The property of the Brooklyn Masonic Guild, held exempt. People ex rel. Crook v. Wells, 179 N. Y. 257, revg. 93 App. Div. 500. 87 N. Y. Supp. 826. In the case of Congregation K. I. A. P. v. Mayor, 52 Hun, 507. it was held that the building, of which the principal story was used as a. synagogue. while the lower story contained the living rooms of the janitor of the synagogue and bath tubs and plunging pools for men and women, which were accessible for a pecuniary consideration, payable to the janitor in lieu of salary, to all Jews, whether worshippers at that synagogue or not, was not exempt from taxation. for the reason that the building was not "exclusively used," for one or more of the purposes specified in the statute. The religious society of Friends owned four hundred and fifty acres of land upon which was conducted an institution for the education of Indian children. A portion of this land was cultivated and used for raising crops and the pasturage of cattle. The crops raised were more than suflicient for the use of the school and the mirplus was sold and the proceeds devoted to the school. It was held that only the land used for crops and pasturage was exempt from taxation. People ex rel. Blackburn v. Barton. 63 App. Div. 581. But where all the products of the farm upon which is situated an institution exempt from taxation under the above subdivision are used for the maintenance of the inmates of the institution. the farm is entitled to exemption. People ex rel. Seminary, etc. v. Barbour, 42 Hun, 27; s.fi'd. 106 N. Y. 669. A church corporation engaged in charitable and missionary work among the poor carried on...show more

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  • Paperback | 780 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,365g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236808665
  • 9781236808660