The Town and City Government of New Haven (Classic Reprint)

The Town and City Government of New Haven (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Town and City Government of New Haven Such were the results of the re-infusion Of the commercial spirit into the veins of Eaton's torpid town. However, it is not supposed that the business interests of the commu were helplessly dependent upon Sharp social distinctions. Not all the town-born eschewed business enterprise, neither did the life of the place Spring wholly from young and im ported blood. The feeling between town-born and interloper became an instinct, an inherited sentiment, powerful in politics and society, but often almost entirely dissociated from original conditions. Instances are not wanting of the outcropping of this old antipathy from beneath the deposits of years of social growth. Sometimes the interests of the town-born were very sternly sundered from those of the interloping element. Mr. Trowbridge relates that one Capt. Brown, being compelled by stress of storm to throw overboard some portion of his cargo, ordered that the goods of inter lopers Should be selected for the libation to Neptune, but that the consignments to town-born people Should be saved. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243084137
  • 9780243084135