A compilation of the existing ferry leases and railroad grants made by the corporation of the city of New York, together with the grants from the Legislature of the state to use the streets of the city for railroad purposes. Also the various ordinances, resolutions, &c., passed by the Common council, relating to, or affecting the same (Google eBook)

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E. Jones & co., printers to the corporation, 1866 - Transportation - 496 pages
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Page 33 - Chandler, the party of the second part, witnesseth that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand dollars, in gold coin of the United States of America, to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part...
Page 235 - ... years from thence next ensuing, and fully to be complete and ended...
Page 356 - Albany, to be laid with an iron rail weighing not less than seventy pounds per lineal yard ; with power to construct such branch or branches, for depot and station accommodations, as may be required for the business of said railroad ; and to transport, take or carry any property and persons upon the same, by the power and force of steam, of animals, or of any mechanical or other power, or of any combination of them, for the term of fifty years from the passage of this act...
Page 113 - On this day of . 19 , before me personally appeared , to me known to be the person described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that he executed the same as his free act and deed.
Page 247 - Commonalty of the city of New York, parties of the first part...
Page 351 - ... from time to time to fix, regulate and receive the tolls and charges by them to be received for transportation...
Page 351 - If any person or persons shall willfully do, or cause to be done, any act or acts whatever, whereby any building, construction or work of any railroad corporation, or any engine, machine or structure, or any matter or thing appertaining to the same shall be stopped, obstructed, impaired, weakened, injured or destroyed, the person or persons so offending shall be...
Page 163 - And the said parties of the second part, for themselves, their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, do covenant, promise and agree to and with the said parties of the first part, their...
Page 345 - ... shall be made by such of the stockholders as shall attend for that purpose, either in person or by proxy.
Page 351 - ... all previous payments thereon; and they shall give notice of the payments thus required, and of the place and time, when and where the same are to be made, at least thirty days previous to the payment of the same, in...

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