History of the Court of Common Pleas of the City and County of New York: With Full Reports of All Important Proceedings

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subscription, 1896 - Courts - 253 pages
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Page 198 - When I remember all The friends, so linked together, I've seen around me fall, Like leaves in wintry weather, I feel like one Who treads alone Some banquet hall deserted, Whose lights are fled, Whose garlands dead, And all but he departed.
Page 29 - ... the duties of their respective offices, to take the following oath or affirmation: " I do solemnly swear (or affirm, as the case may be) that I have not been engaged in a duel, by sending or accepting a challenge to fight a duel, or by fighting a duel, since the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, nor will I be so engaged during my continuance in office : So help me God.
Page 118 - City had given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History.
Page 19 - I have been a Justice of the Peace in England, but know nothing of the law. My knowledge, gentlemen, relates to the sea : that is my sphere. If you want to know when the wind and tide suit for going down to Sandy Hook, I can tell you that.
Page 19 - ... the governor sat awkwardly by the side of the able and elegant chief justice, who pronounced the decree and dictated the entry in the register. " I beseech you, gentlemen," said Hardy, " to bring these kind of questions before me as seldom as possible. If you ever dispute about a fact, I can search the depositions, and perhaps tell you who has the best of it ; but I know nothing about your points of law.
Page 168 - A lecherous woman is a social menace; she is more dangerous than TNT; more deadly than the "pestilence that walketh in darkness or the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
Page 81 - On the Early History of Cartography, or What We Know of Maps and Map-Making before the Time of Mercator : Journal of the American Geographical Society 11, pp.
Page 63 - ... attentive, careful, and painstaking, few judges in this state ever have been more accurate, or perhaps more generally correct in their decisions."* In his early days we have seen him a contributor to his brother's newspa|>er.
Page 69 - ... New York, and was assigned to act as a justice of the supreme court, Jan. 1, 1887. In May, 1891, he was appointed a justice of the supreme court to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Justice John R. Brady, and was elected for the full term in November, 1891. On Jan. 1, 1896, he was designated as one of the seven original members of the appellate division of the supreme court for the first judicial department of New York. He was married, Dec. 4, 1873, to Georgina, daughter of George W. Lent,...
Page 104 - Bar of the City of New York. He is a member of the law firm of Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler of New York City.

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