A Gazetteer of the State of New-York;: Carefully Written from Original and Authentic Materials, Arranged on a New Plan, in Three Parts ... With an Accurate Map of the State

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H.C. Southwick, 1813 - New York (State) - 334 pages
 

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Page i - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 33 - This Convention doth further, in the name and by the authority of the good people of this State, Ordain, Determine and Declare, that the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall for ever hereafter be allowed within this State to all mankind.
Page 33 - State, ordain, determine and declare, that the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever hereafter be allowed within this State to all mankind: Provided, that the liberty of conscience hereby granted, shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace and safety of this State.
Page 33 - ... the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever hereafter be allowed within this state to all mankind.
Page i - A Gazetteer of the State of New- York; carefully written from original and authentic materials arranged on a new plan...
Page 287 - March, 1685, the whole was confirmed by letters patent, under the great seal of the province of New York, by Thomas Dongan, lieutenant-governor of the same. The original design of the Dutch government extended only to the founding of colonies in this country by citizens of Holland, who should amicably acquire the Indian title to the lands; and the founder of a colony was therefore styled its patroon by the bill of privileges and the deed of conveyance, the latter of which was only granted when the...
Page 119 - An entresole or mezzazine story, on each side of the Court room, contains 4 rooms for Jurors and the uses of the Courts. The attic story contains a Mayor's Court room, a room for the Society of Arts, and 2 other rooms yet unappropriated. This building is roofed with a double-hip, or pyramidal form, upon the centre of which is erected a circular cupola 20 feet diameter, covered with a domical roof, supported by 8 insulated columns of the Ionic order, and contains a small bell for the use of the courts....
Page 119 - ... in length, 40 feet in width, and 16 in height, the ceiling of which is supported by a double row of reeded columns; — the doors are finished with pilasters and open pediments; the floor vaulted, and laid with squares of Italian marble, diagonally, chequered with white and grey. From this hall, the first door on the right hand opens to the Common Council Chamber of the Corporation of Albany; opposite this, on the left, is a room for the Council of Revision. On the right, at the W. end of the...
Page 327 - The death of this venerable man excites many interesting reflections. He may justly be considered as the Patriarch, who first led the children of New England into the wilderness; and it may be truly said, that he lived to see and enjoy the promised land.
Page 127 - Its . name is derived from a ludicrous resemblance of a colossal human face, as seen from the river. The rock which has this appearance, exhibits a good profile of a face of thirty-two feet, aided by a little fancy, and a relish for the marvellous. A tree which grows upon the...

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