The Water-supply of the City of New York. 1658-1895

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J. Wiley & sons, 1896 - New York (City) - 316 pages
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Page 112 - An act to provide new reservoirs, dams and a new aqueduct with the appurtenances thereto, for the purpose of supplying the city of New York with an increased supply of pure and wholesome water...
Page 239 - ... attached hereto, are approximate and only for the purpose of comparing, on a uniform basis, the bids offered for the work under this contract ; and...
Page 241 - ... any improper materials used in its construction, or by or on account of any act or omission of the said Contractor or his agents...
Page 241 - ... specified, or if at any time the Engineer shall be of opinion, and shall so certify in writing to the said...
Page 247 - The plans and specifications are intended to be explanatory of each other, but should any discrepancy appear, or any misunderstanding arise as to the import of anything contained in either, the explanation of the Engineer shall be final and binding on the Contractor...
Page 5 - Meanwhile, the aldermen and assistants were requested, "to set on foot in their respective wards representations to this Board in writing and subscribed by the citizens in order more fully to ascertain their sense whether the corporation ought to grant to individuals the privilege of supplying the city with water or whether the same ought to be undertaken by the corporation and that the moneys necessary for the purpose should be raised by a tax on the citizens.
Page 241 - ... injury to the person or property of another, resulting from negligence or carelessness in the performance of the work, or in guarding the same...
Page 242 - And it is hereby expressly agreed and understood by and between the parties hereto, that the said parties of the first part, their successors and assigns, shall not, nor shall any department or officer of the City of New York, be precluded or estopped by any return or certificate made or given by any engineer...
Page 242 - That in order to enable the said contractor to prosecute the work advantageously the engineer shall, once a month, make an estimate in writing of the amount of work done and materials delivered to be used in the work and...
Page 239 - ... shall in all cases decide every question which may arise relative to the execution of this contract on the part of the contractor, and his estimate and decision shall be final and conclusive upon snld contractor; and such estimate and decision.

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