Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York (Google eBook)

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Page 81 - Speaker shall, or any member may, call to order; in which case the member so called to order shall immediately sit down, unless permitted to explain; and the House shall, if appealed to decide on the case, but without debate.
Page 75 - ... then pending, or which may by law be brought before him in his official capacity...
Page 64 - ... next stated meeting. The board to which it shall be returned, shall enter the objections at large on their journal, and cause the same to be published in one or more of the public newspapers of the city.
Page 63 - Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and publish the same, except such parts as may require secrecy. The doors of each house shall be kept open, except when the public welfare shall require secrecy.
Page 65 - The other heads of departments shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen.
Page 81 - The previous question shall be put in this form: "Shall the
Page 14 - Know ye, therefore, that I, the said Thomas Dongan, by virtue of the commission and authority unto me given and power in me residing, at the humble petition of the now mayor, aldermen, and commonalty of the said city of New York...
Page 527 - There is no good water to be met with in the town itself; but at a little distance there is a large spring of good water, which the inhabitants take for their tea and for the uses of the kitchen. Those, however, who are less delicate on this point make use of the water from the wells in town, though it be very bad.
Page 85 - No Member shall speak more than twice to the same question without leave of the Board, nor more than once until every Member, choosing to speak, shall have spoken 8.
Page 249 - ... number and compensation of teachers and others to be employed therein ; prescribe the preliminary examination, and the terms and conditions on which pupils shall be received and instructed therein and discharged therefrom...

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