Valentine's Manual of Old New York (Google eBook)

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Valentine's manual, Incorporated, 1916 - New York (N.Y.)
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Page 207 - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York.
Page 207 - Peace, for the purpose of receiving and maintaining a fund or funds and applying the principal and income thereof to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding among the people of the United States...
Page 166 - Board is composed of the Mayor, the Comptroller, the President of the Board of Aldermen...
Page 198 - ... conduct, enterprise and perseverance of MAJOR GENERAL RICHARD MONTGOMERY, who after a series of successes amidst the most discouraging Difficulties Fell in the attack on QUEBEC 31st Decbr, 1775.
Page 8 - Be it ordained by the Mayor, Aldermen and Commonalty of the City of New York in Common Council convened and it is hereby ordained by the Authority of the same That from...
Page 182 - Left his lodgings, some time since, and has not since been heard of, a small elderly gentleman, dressed in an old black coat and cocked hat, by the name of Knickerbocker.
Page 207 - York, for the purpose of receiving and maintaining a fund or funds and applying the income thereof to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding among the people of the United States, by aiding technical schools, institutions of higher learning, libraries, scientific research, hero funds, useful publications, and by such other agencies and means as shall from time to time be found appropriate therefor.
Page 92 - Desiring to render a public benefit to the city of New York, and to contribute to the advancement of useful knowledge and the general good of society, I do, by this codicil, appropriate four hundred thousand dollars out of my residuary estate to the establishment of a public library in the city of New York.
Page 17 - Then the indictment was read, which set forth that the prisoner "not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Page 160 - Ferries is administered by a commissioner appointed by the Mayor. The commissioner has exclusive control, subject in certain particulars to the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, of all waterfront property belonging to the city. This control includes the granting of permits for the use of wharf property and the regulation of wharfage and dockage rates (except those fixed by law). The dock commissioner may also set aside piers for recreation purposes and assign waterfront for the use of other city...

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