A Gazetteer of the State of New-York: Embracing an Ample Survey and Description of Its Counties, Towns, Cities, Villages, Canals, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks, and Natural Topography ... with an Appendix ...

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Horatio Gates Spafford
B. D. Packard, 1824 - New York (State) - 620 pages
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Page 600 - Their judgment, however, shall not extend further than to removal from office and disqualification to hold or enjoy any office of honor, trust, or profit under this State; but the party, whether convicted or acquitted, shall, nevertheless, be liable to indictment, trial, judgment, and punishment, according to law.
Page 600 - Such parts of the common law, and of the acts of the Legislature of the Colony of New York, as together did form the law of the said colony...
Page 600 - State, refusing to dissolve an injunction granted on the filing of the bill, is not a final decree within the 25th section of the judiciary act of 1789, c.
Page 599 - ... election, an inhabitant of this state, and for the last year a resident in the town or county where he may offer his vote; and shall have been, within the last year, assessed to labor upon the public highways, and shall have performed the labor, or paid an equivalent therefor, according to law, shall be entitled to vote in...
Page 13 - ... the members of the Legislature. From the west end, in the centre of the hall, you ascend a staircase that turns to the right and left leading to the Galleries of the Senate and Assembly-Chambers, and also to the Supreme Court room, which is immediately over the hall: its dimensions are 50 feet in length, 40 in breadth, and 22 in height. This room is handsomely ornamented in Stucco. An entresole or...
Page 609 - ... male persons were reduced to that state by the excessive use of ardent spirits ; and, of consequence, that their families (consisting of 989 wives, and 2167 children,) were reduced to the same penury and want; thus presenting strong evidence of the often asserted fact, that intemperance has produced more than two-thirds of all the permanent pauperism in the States ; and there is little hazard in adding, that to the same cause may be ascribed more than onehalf of the occasional pauperism.
Page 407 - Teoronto, or Tche-o-ron.tok, perhaps rather nearer the Indian pronunciation, is the place where the waves breathe and die, or gasp and expire. Let a person of as much discernment as these savages watch the motion of the waves in this bay, and he will admire the aptitude of its name, and never again pronounce Gerundegut, Irondequoit, or Rundicut.
Page 599 - But no man of color, unless he shall have been for three years a citizen of this State, and for one year next preceding any election shall have been seized and possessed of a freehold estate of the value of two hundred and fifty dollars, over and above all debts and incumbrances charged thereon, and shall have been actually rated and paid a tax thereon, shall be entitled to vote at such election.
Page 24 - It is composed of common beach sand and gravel stones worn smooth, and these are intermixed with small shells. Its general width is from four to eight rods, and it is raised in the middle with a handsome crowning arch, from six to ten feet. Its general surface preserves a very uniform level, being raised to meet the unevenness of the ground which it covers.
Page 397 - It is nearly, if not exactly, a square ; each side of which is about thirty yards in length. The breastwork, or parapet, is of earth ; and there is a ditch on the outside which appears to have been about six feet wide. The other was on the southernmost point of the salt meadow, adjoining the bay, and consisted of palisadoes set in the meadow. The tide has worn away the meadow where the fort stood, and the place is now part of the bay, and covered with water ; but my father has often told me, that...

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