A Treatise Upon the Estate and Rights of the Corporation of the City of New York, as Proprietors

McSpedon & Baker, printers to the Common council, 1853 - 320 páginas

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Página 51 - All offices for the weighing, gauging, measuring, culling or inspecting any merchandise, produce, manufacture or commodity whatever, are hereby abolished; and no such office shall hereafter be created by law; but nothing in this section contained shall abrogate any office created for the purpose of protecting the public health or the interests of the State in its property, revenue, tolls or purchases, or of supplying the people with correct standards of weights and measures, or shall prevent the...
Página 170 - An act to reduce several laws relating particularly to the City of New York, into one act...
Página 58 - All city, town and village officers, whose election or appointment is not provided for by this Constitution, shall be elected by the electors of such cities, towns and villages, or of some division thereof, or appointed by such authorities thereof, as the Legislature shall designate for that purpose.
Página lxvii - The people of this State, in their right of sovereignty, are deemed to possess the original and ultimate property in and to all lands within the jurisdiction of the State...
Página 302 - ... to the said donee or donees, grantee or grantees, for his, her or their use, for the uses and purposes therein named, expressed, or intended and for no other use or purpose whatever.
Página 48 - In the popular meaning of the term, nearly every corporation is public, inasmuch as they are all created for the public benefit. Yet if the whole interest does not belong to the government, or if the corporation is not created for the administration of political or municipal power, it is a private corporation.
Página xxv - York, or fastened to a wharf adjoining thereto ; or unless such person shall be under arrest, or such property shall be under seizure, by virtue of process or authority of the State of New York.
Página xxiv - The state of New Jersey shall have and enjoy exclusive jurisdiction of and over all the waters of the sound between Staten Island and New Jersey lying south of Woodbridge creek, and of and over all the waters of Raritan Bay lying westward of a line drawn from the light-house at Prince's bay to the mouth of Mattavan creek; subject to the following rights of property and of jurisdiction of the state of New York; that is to say: 1.
Página xxv - Jersey, which now exist, or which may hereafter be passed. 3. The State of N.ew York shall have the exclusive right of regulating the fisheries between the shore of Staten island and the middle of the said waters, provided that the navigation of the said waters be not obstructed or hindered.
Página xciv - ... the high and mighty lords, the states general of the United Netherlands...

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