New York, Past, Present, and Future: Comprising a History of the City of New York, a Description of Its Present Condition, and an Estimate of Its Future Increase (Google eBook)

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Putnam, 1849 - New York (N.Y.) - 125 pages
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Page vi - The president of the trustees of the Seamen's Fund and Retreat In the city of New York shall demand and be entitled to receive, and in case of neglect or refusal to pay, shall, In the name of the people of the state of New York, sue for and recover the following sums from either the owner or owners, or from the master, or from both the owner or owners and master, of every vessel...
Page viii - For any distance not exceeding half a mile, twelve and a half cents. 2. For any distance over half a mile, and not exceeding a mile, twenty-five cents ; and in proportion for any greater distance. For carrying a load upon a handbarrow 1. For any distance not exceeding half a mile, twenty-five cents. 2. For...
Page 4 - The following resolutions were unanimously adopted : Resolved, That the thanks of this Society be and are hereby tendered to the retiring officers, for their faithful performance of their respective duties.
Page 6 - ... by wide-spreading sycamores, among whose foliage the little birds sported about, rejoicing the ear with their melodious notes. The old burghers would repair of an afternoon to smoke their pipes under the shade of their branches, contemplating the golden sun as he gradually sunk...
Page viii - No public porter or hand-cartman shall be entitled to recover or receive any pay or fare from any person for the transportation of any article or articles unless his name and number of his license, and the rates shall be fixed, and the badge worn, agreeably to what is herein stated.
Page ii - York, shall continue to be vested in a board of aldermen and a board of assistant aldermen who, together, shall form the common council of the city.
Page viii - ... be fixed, and the badge worn, agreeably to sections fifth and sixth, of the first title of the chapter. 5. Upon the trial of any cause commenced for the recovery of any of the aforesaid prices or rates, it shall be incumbent on the plaintiff in such action, to prove that the badge was worn, and the prices fixed agreeably to the sections mentioned in the last preceding section, at the time the services were rendered for which the suit was brought.
Page viii - Upon the trial of any cause commenced for the recovery of any of the aforesaid prices or rates, it shall be incumbent upon the plaintiff or plaintiffs, in such action, to prove that the number and prices...

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