The Charter of the City of New York: With Notes Thereon. Also, A Treatise on the Powers and Duties of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Assistant Aldermen, and the Journal of the City Convention (Google eBook)

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Childs and Devoe, 1836 - New York (N.Y.) - 370 pages
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As usual, Google has done a sloppy scanning job; pages 148 and 149 were not scanned

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Page 235 - A majority of each house shall constitute a quorum to do business. Each house shall determine the rules of its own proceedings, and be the judge of the elections, returns, and qualifications of its own members...
Page 138 - ... the law of the land or the judgment of his peers. The words by the law of the land...
Page 26 - Anne, by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, queen, defender of the faith, &c.
Page 102 - Governor, and if he approve, he shall sign it; if not, he shall return it with his objections to the house, in which it shall have originated, which shall enter the objections at large on its journals, and proceed to reconsider it.
Page 359 - Whenever there shall be a vacancy in the office of Mayor, and whenever the Mayor shall be absent from the city, or be prevented by sickness, or any other cause, from attending to the duties of his office, the President of the board of Aldermen shall act as Mayor...
Page 79 - ... we do hereby, for us, our heirs and successors, give and grant full power and authority, from time to time, to administer oaths for the discovery of truth, in any matter in controversy or depending before them...
Page 54 - City for the time being or the major part of them have and may and shall have full power Authority and Lycensc to frame Constitute Ordain make and Establish from time to time all Such Laws Statutes rights Ordinances and Constitutions which to them or the greater part of them Shall Seem to be good useful! or necessary for the good rule and government of the body Corporate...
Page 11 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 125 - Court, may be removed by concurrent resolution of both houses of the Legislature, if two-thirds of all the members elected to each house concur therein. All other judicial officers, except Justices of the Peace...

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