Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Central Park, Volume 9, Parts 1865-1867

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Page 102 - This act shall take effect immediately. STATE OF NEW YORK, \ OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE, / I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said orig* inal law.
Page 95 - An act relative to improvements touching the laying out of streets and roads in the city of New- York, and for other purposes," passed April 3, 1807; and the map or plan of said city is hereby altered accordingly.
Page 122 - In considering that subject, they could not but bear in mind that a city is to be composed principally of the habitations of men, and that strait sided, and right angled houses are the most cheap to build, and the most convenient to live in.
Page 125 - ... thereby; and it shall be the duty of the counsel to the corporation of the city of New York to perform all the legal services required of him in the proceedings authorized by this act without any additional compensation beyond the salary and allowances now provided by law; and...
Page 117 - ... and the board of supervisors of the county of New York are hereby authorized and directed to order and cause to be raised by tax upon the estates by law subject to taxation within the . city and county of New York...
Page 124 - It is not improbable that considerable numbers may be collected 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 97 - Upon the confirmation of the report of the commissioners of estimate and assessment...
Page 95 - ... notice to the corporation, for the appointment of three persons to appraise the value of such stock, and the court shall appoint three such appraisers, and designate the time and place...
Page 97 - Commissioners may obtain advances of money on the faith of the moneys to be collected npon such assessments, at an interest not exceeding seven per cent, per annum, and to...
Page 96 - York to take legal proceedings to acquire by condemnation all such valid or lawful franchises of any such company operating such railway in said city, and the tracks and appurtenances thereof in such public streets, avenues, public parks or places as shown in said map or plans.

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