Papers on Appeal from Order

Papers on Appeal from Order

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...avenue, so that he could see the process of making and laying the pavement" (fol. 55). He spent considerable time to get property owners to petitition for asphalt block pavement and induced many to do so (fol. 50). The first paving done by defendant under the contract was Manhattan avenue, between One Hundredth and One Hundred and Third streets. Speaking of his efforts with respect to this work plaintiff says: "I saw Alderman Olcott in connection with the paving of that avenue. 1 think it was after that resolution was introduced. 1 talked with him about it. I called his attention to the pavement, the merits of it, the diffeience between that and sheet asphalt. "He said he would do what he could to enable us to bid. I think he had seen the pavement on Eightyseventh street. I had asked him to see it. There was a resolution passed including block pavement, and the Hastings Pavement Company paved that avenue" (fols. 57, 581. Early in 189(5 the plaintiff had an interview with Mayor Strong and explained the character of the pavement to him (fol. 70). He arranged a meeting between the Mayor, Mr. Wilkinson, of the Marylaud Pavement Company, and Deputy Commissioner Steele, at which the letters from the Street Commissioners of Baltimore and Washington were produced (fol. 197). He saw General Coll is, to whom the Mayor referred him, and discussed with the latter the question of getting the consent of the City of New York to lay the asphalt block pavement (fol. 70). Further testifying as to his efforts, the plaintiff says (fols. (50-62-: "1 called on Mr. North. I also called on Mr. Steele, the Deputy Commissioner of Public Works, and called his attention to the pavement. I induced him to go to Washington and Baltimore with...show more

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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 608g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741064
  • 9781236741066