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Page 238 - Apportionment, made up of the mayor, the comptroller, the president of the board of aldermen, and the presidents of the five boroughs, into which the city is divided.
Page 136 - ... at Harlem before the high hills to the southward of it shall be built upon as a city; and it is improbable that (for centuries to come) the grounds north of Harlem Flat will be covered with houses. To have come short of the extent laid out might therefore have defeated just expectations; and to have gone further might have furnished materials to the pernicious spirit of speculation.
Page 18 - ... to the preservation of human life, or to the care, promotion, or protection of health; and said board may exercise the authority given by said laws to enable it to discharge the duty hereby imposed; and this section is intended to include all laws relative to cleanliness, and to the use or sale of poisonous, unwholesome, deleterious, or adulterated drugs, medicines or food, and the necessary sanitary supervision of the purity and wholesomeness of the water supply and the sources thereof for The...
Page 136 - To some it may be a matter of surprise that the whole island has not been laid out as a city. To others it may be a subject of merriment that the Commissioners have provided space for a greater population than is collected at any spot on this side of China.
Page 18 - Health to aid in the enforcement of, and so far as practicable to enforce all laws of this State, applicable in said district, to the preservation of human life, or to the care, promotion, or protection of health ; and said Board may exercise the authority given by said laws to enable it to discharge the duty hereby imposed ; and this section is intended to include all laws relative to cleanliness, and to the use or sale of poisonous, unwholesome, deleterious, or adulterated drugs, medicine, or food.
Page 18 - ... and shall promptly cause all proper information in possession of said board to be sent to the local health authorities of any city, village, or town in this state which may request the same, and shall add thereto such useful suggestions as the experience of said board may supply.
Page 19 - It shall be the duty of said board to obtain, collect and preserve such information relating to deaths, diseases and health as may be useful in the discharge of its duties, and contribute to the promotion of the health or the security of life in the State of New York.
Page 18 - It shall be the duty of said Board of Health to aid in the enforcement of, and so far as practicable to enforce all laws of this State, applicable in said district, to the preservation of human life, or to the care, promotion, or protection of health...
Page 18 - ... as its by-laws or rules may provide, from all public dispensaries, hospitals, asylums, infirmaries, prisons and schools, and from the managers, principals and officers thereof; and from all other public institutions, their officers and managers, and from the proprietors, managers, lessees, and occupants of all...
Page 19 - The board of health is hereby authorized and empowered, from time to time, to add to and to alter, amend, or annul any part of the said sanitary code, and may therein publish additional provisions for the security of life and health in the city of New York, and confer additional powers on the department of health, not inconsistent with the constitution or laws of this state, and may provide for the enforcement of the said sanitary code by such fines, penalties, forfeitures, or imprisonment as may...