Public Property and Private Power: The Corporation of the City of New York in American Law, 1730-1870

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Cornell University Press, 1989 - History - 274 pages
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Contents

THE PROPERTIES OF THE CORPOR ATI ON II
13
Burying the Past
71
The Laws of Communities 179
179
Unifying the Public Sphere
205
Conclusion
259
Index
265
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About the author (1989)

Hendrik Hartog is Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty at Princeton University.

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