Appleton's Dictionary of New York and Vicinity

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Page 73 - States are plaintiffs, or petitioners; or an alien is a party, or the suit is between a citizen of the state where the suit is brought, and a citizen of another state.
Page 73 - L. 78) declares, that the Circuit Courts of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several States, of all suits of a civil nature at common law or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of...
Page 346 - 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 afterwards defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair: the event is in the hands of God.
Page 280 - Hall, where Washington took the oath of office as first President of the United States, April 30, 1789.
Page 242 - Officer to board every vessel subject to quarantine or visitation by him immediately on her arrival, between sunrise and sunset; to inquire as to the health of all persons on board and the condition of the vessel and cargo, by inspection of the bill of health, manifest, log-book, or otherwise ; to examine, on oath, as many and such persons on board...
Page 161 - Whereas, Well regulated medical societies have been found to contribute to the diffusion of true science, and particularly the knowledge of the healing art...
Page 78 - ... such baggage in one entry. Whenever any trunk or package brought by a passenger as baggage contains articles subject to duty, and the value thereof exceeds $500, or if the quantity or variety of the dutiable articles is such that a proper examination, classification, or appraisement can not be made at the vessel, the trunk or package will be sent to the public store for appraisement.
Page 333 - Mary, its location being fixed as "in or near to a street without the north gate of the city, commonly called Broadway.
Page 36 - Carriages and cabs are found at the various railway depots and ferries on the arrival of trains, at the principal hotels, and at the City Hall Park, and Union and Madison sqs. The legal fares are understood to be for one or two persons in a cab, or for one, two, three, or four persons in a carriage ; while children under 8 years are to be carried free when accompanied by adults. It also includes the carrying of one piece of baggage ; for all pieces over one a special bargain must be made. If the...
Page 33 - N. of the Fulton ferry house ; the New York tower is at pier 29, near the foot of Roosevelt street. The bridge may be divided into five parts : the central span across the river from tower to tower, 1,595 ft. long ; a span on each side from the tower to the anchorage, 940 ft. long; and the approaches from the terminus to the anchorage on each side. The whole length of the bridge will be 6,000 ft.

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