King's Handbook of New York City: An Outline History and Description of the American Metropolis

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Moses King
Mass., 1892 - New York (N.Y.) - 928 pages
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Page 158 - Hall, where Washington took the oath of office as first President of the United States, April 30, 1789.
Page 613 - Charter of the Corporation for the Relief of the Widows and Children of Clergymen in the Communion of the Church of England, in America...
Page 353 - The Trustees of the Roman Catholic Church in the City of New York.
Page 411 - Asyium. made by the Colored Orphan Asylum and Association for the Benefit of ^Colored Children in the City of New York.
Page 158 - It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair ; the event is in the hand of God.
Page 37 - The time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steam engines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour.
Page 228 - One bureau shall be charged with the duty of preventing and extinguishing fires and of protecting property from water used at fires, the principal officer of which shall be called the "chief of department.
Page 426 - Blind,' and to the Honorable James I. Roosevelt, Edwin Clark, Esq., John M. Knox, Esq., and Adrian H. Muller, Esq., all of New York, for the establishment, in the city of New York, of a hospital for the reception and relief of sick and diseased persons, and for its permanent endowment.
Page 16 - Such efforts would be worth while, it said, because it felt sure that when 'the Manhattans' were well established and prosperous, . . . when the ships of New Netherland ride on every part of the ocean, then numbers now looking to that coast with eager eyes will be allured to embark for your island.
Page 158 - April 30, 1889, at the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States.

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