Reports of Cases Decided in the Commission of Appeals of the State of New York, Volume 150 (Google eBook)

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Lawyer's Co-Operative Publishing Company, 1859 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 504 - 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.
Page 524 - Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the State, and of all the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall be made according to merit and fitness to be ascertained, so far as practicable, by examinations, which, so far as practicable, shall be competitive...
Page 471 - Senate, shall appoint three persons, not more than two of whom shall belong to the same political party, who shall be styled a "State Board of Arbitration...
Page 13 - When the transfer is by will or intestate law, of property within the state, and the decedent was a nonresident of the state at the time of his death.
Page 347 - ... an accomplice, unless he be corroborated by such other evidence as...
Page 73 - The rights of the holder are to be determined by the simple test of honesty and good faith, and not by a speculative issue as to his diligence or negligence.
Page 466 - No member of this state shall be disfranchised, or deprived of any of the rights or privileges secured to any citizen thereof, unless by the law of the land or the judgment of his peers.
Page 478 - Gray, 84, is applicable, that if the different parts "are so mutually connected with and dependent on each other, as conditions, considerations or compensations for each other, as to warrant a belief that the legislature intended them as a whole, and that, if all could not be carried into effect, the legislature would not pass the residue independently, and some parts are unconstitutional, all the provisions which are thus dependent, conditional or connected, must fall with them.
Page 13 - If a foreign executor, administrator or trustee shall assign or transfer any stock or obligations in this state standing in the name of a decedent, or in trust for a decedent, liable to any such tax, the tax shall be paid to the state comptroller or the treasurer of the proper county on the transfer thereof.
Page 14 - transfer" as used in this Act shall be taken to include the passing of property or any interest therein, in possession or enjoyment, present or future by inheritance descent, devise, succession, bequest, grant, deed, bargain, sale, gift, or appointment in the manner herein prescribed. The word "decedent" as used in this Act shall include the testator, intestate, grantor, bargainer, vendor, or donor. The words "county treasurer...

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