Palmer House, Chicago: The Palmer House Company, Potter Palmer. Willis Howe, Managing Partner (Google eBook)

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W.J. Jefferson, steam printing House, 1883 - Palmer house - 64 pages
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Page 59 - Illinois, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of an enrolled law now on file in this office. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I hereto set my hand and affix the Great Seal of State, at the City of Springfield, this fourth day of March, AD 1867. SHARON TYNDALE, Secretary of State.
Page 59 - ... his agent or clerk, for deposit, unless such loss shall occur by the hand or through the negligence of the landlord, or by a clerk or servant employed by him in such hotel or...
Page 59 - ... precious stones, that may be lost if the same is not delivered to said landlord, hotel or inn keeper, his agent or clerk, for deposit, unless such loss shall occur by the hand or through the negligence of the landlord, or by a clerk or servant employed by him in such hotel or inn; PROVIDED, That nothing herein contained shall apply to such amount of money and valuables as is usual, common and prudent for any such guest to retain in his room or about his person.
Page 59 - That hereafter every landlord or keeper of a public inn or hotel in this state, who shall constantly have in his inn or hotel an iron safe in good order, and suitable for the safe custody of money, jewelry, or other valuable articles belonging to his guests or customers, shall keep posted conspicuously at the office and...
Page 59 - Law now on file in my office. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the Great Seal of State, at the City of Springfield, this 14th day of February, AD 1861.
Page 59 - No innkeeper in this state, who shall constantly have in his inn an iron safe, in good order, and suitable for the safe custody of money, jewelry, and articles of gold and silver manufacture, and of the like, and who shall keep a copy of Opiuiou of the Court.
Page 59 - ... valuable articles belonging to his guests or customers, shall keep posted conspicuously at the office and in other public rooms or halls of his inn or hotel notices to his guests or customers that they must leave their money, jewelry, and other valuables with the landlord, his agent, or clerk, for the safe keeping, that he may make safe deposits of the same in the place provided for that purpose.
Page 59 - I, OM HATCH, Secretary of State of the State of Illinois, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of an Enrolled Law now on file in my office.
Page 37 - There is but one other staircase in the world constructed in this manner, and that is the one leading to the whispering gallery in the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral, in London.
Page 55 - In all, there are two hundred square feet of mirrors, one being 100X150 inches, the largest in this country. The washstand, which cost $3,000, is composed of seven different colored costly marbles, and over it is a handsomely designed marble arch in which is a pyramid of elegant French clocks that are set to the time of different cities.

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