Proceedings of the Board of Councilmen of the City of New York Volume 105

Proceedings of the Board of Councilmen of the City of New York Volume 105

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ... of the people of this city in the Common Council; and, further, it is illegally proposed to assess the entire expense I of this (a local improvement) upon the city at large; be it, therefore, Resolved, That the Counsel to the Corporation be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed immediately to take legal proceedings, by injunction or otherwise. to restrain the said commission from interfering in any manner with the present pavement in Broadway, or any other of the public or corporate property of the city, and from assuming to act in any manner for or in behalf of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of the city of New York; and, further, that he immediately take the necessary legal measures to test, on behalf of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of the city of New York, the validity or consitutionality of the act (chapter 867, Laws of 1866) creating the aforesaid commission. Whereas, It appears that a citizen of this city is the owner of complete files of the New York Herald newspaper for the past twenty-five years, bound annually in book form, which he is about to dispose of; and Whereas, Such a collection of information on every imaginable topic or subject likely to be of interest to our citizens as well of the present as in future generations--being, in fact, an elaborated history of the world for the period included between the years 1842 and 1867--would be an invaluable auxiliary to the fund ofinformation now stored in our City Library; and, if possible, should be procured for and deposited therein; be it, therefore, Resolved, That the Clerk of the Common Council be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to negotiate with D. A. Shotwell, Esq., owner of such files, for their purchase; that if successful he cause them to be...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236792106
  • 9781236792105