Stewart's Purdon's Digest; A Digest of the Statute Law of the State of Pennsylvania from the Year 1700 to 1903 (with the Laws of 1905 in the Appendix) Originally Compiled in 1811 by John Purdon, Esq Volume 6

Stewart's Purdon's Digest; A Digest of the Statute Law of the State of Pennsylvania from the Year 1700 to 1903 (with the Laws of 1905 in the Appendix) Originally Compiled in 1811 by John Purdon, Esq Volume 6

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...by the right of eminent domain of private property, for the purpose of making, enlarging, extending, and maintaining public parks, parkways, and playgrounds, is hereby declared to be takmg, using, and appropriating such private property for public use; and for all damage done or suifered by, and compensation which shall accrue to, the owner or owners of such property, by reason of the taking, appropriating, and using of the same for the purposes aforesaid, the funds of the township or borough, which may be raised by taxation, shall be pledged and deemed as security. 24. Wherever any of said townships or boroughs, in the exercise of the right hereinbefore conferred, shall acquire, take, use or appropriate private property for public park, parkway or playground purposes, and cannot agree with the owner or owners, lessee or lessees, of such private property for the compensation for the property appropriated and the damages done; or when, by reason of the absence or legal incapacity of any such owner or owners, lessee or lessees, no such compensation can be agreed upon; any court of common pleas of the county in which the property so taken, used, and appropriated is situate, or any law judge thereof in vacation, on application thereto by such township or borough, or any person interested in such land and property, shall appoint three discreet and disinterested freeholders as viewers, and appoint a. time, not less than twenty nor more than thirty days thereafter, when said viewers shall meet upon the property and view the same and the premises affected thereby. The said viewers shall give at least ten days' notice of the time and place of their first meeting, to the owners of said property, by writing served upon them in the manner...show more

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  • Paperback | 972 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 49mm | 1,696g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236906381
  • 9781236906380