MILLER'S NEW YORK AS IT IS; (Google eBook)

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Page 51 - The Board of Education is authorized by law to confer the usual collegiate degrees on the recommendation of the faculty. Graduates may become "Resident Graduates," and continue their studies at option. The Academical studies during Term time, continue daily (except Saturday and Sunday) from a quarter before 9 o'clock AM to 3 o'clock PM
Page 85 - Every letter or parcel not exceeding half an ounce in weight, shall be deemed a single letter, and every additional weight of half an ounce, or less, shall be charged with an additional single postage,
Page 11 - be seen in the eastern wall of St. Mark's), with the following inscription : " In this vault lies buried Petrus Stuyvesant, late Captain General and Commander-in-Chief of Amsterdam, in New Netherlands, now called New York, and the Dutch West India Islands. Died in August, AD,
Page 86 - not exceeding half an ounce in weight shall be deemed a single letter, and every additional weight of half an ounce, or less, shall be charged with an additional single postage.
Page 16 - at assigned places. The same mayors also went the rounds at sunrise to open the gates, and to restore the keys to the officers of the fort. In 1683, the first constitutional assembly, consisting of a council of ten, and eighteen representatives, was elected,
Page 50 - Education of the city of New York, in pursuance of an act passed May 7 1847, for the purpose of providing higher education for such pupils of the Common Schools as may wish to avail themselves thereof. The Free Academy is under the general superintendence of the Board
Page 50 - an Executive Committee, for its care, government, and management, appointed by the Board. All its expenses for instruction, apparatus, library, cabinet collections, books, and stationery, are paid out of the public treasury. The students are admitted in annual classes, and the full course of study embraces five years. The
Page 5 - From this house anxious eyes watched the destruction of the statue of George III., in the Bowling Green ; and a few years afterwards, other eyes saw, from its windows, the last soldiers of that king passing forever from our shores. Still later, others looked sadly on the funeral of Fulton, who died in a house which had been built
Page 46 - The MW Grand Lodge of the ancient and honorable fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York,
Page 72 - and whose remains were removed to New York by order of the State in 1818. At the lower side of the church, facing Broadway, is an obelisk of white marble, erected in honor of Thomas Addis Emmet, the Irish patriot

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