Document, Volume 5

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The Board, 1839 - New York (N.Y.)

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Page 17 - Nor am I less persuaded, that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can better deserve your patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness. In one, in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately from the sense of the community, as in ours, it is proportionably essential.
Page 294 - The said States hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Page 18 - ... to distinguish between oppression and the necessary exercise of lawful authority; between burdens proceeding from a disregard to their convenience, and those resulting from the inevitable exigencies of society; to discriminate the spirit of liberty from that of licentiousness, cherishing the first, avoiding the last, and uniting a speedy but temperate vigilance against encroachments, with an inviolable respect to the laws.
Page 403 - York, may sustain. or be put to in executing the powers vested in them by " an act to reduce several laws relating particularly to the city of New- York into one act...
Page 431 - Michigan of the second part, witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to them in hand, paid by the said party of the second .part...
Page 435 - Not to assign underlet or part with the possession of the Premises or any part thereof without the consent in writing of the Landlords first obtained FORM No.
Page 504 - Provided always, and these presents are upon this express condition, that if the said party of the first part, his heirs, executors, or administrators, shall well and truly pay unto the said party of the second part...
Page 257 - TM, do( examine and consider all matters relative to supplying the city of New- York with a sufficient quantity of pure and wholesome water for the use of its inhabitants, and the amount of money necessary to effect that object.
Page 231 - New-York with pure and wholesome water, under and by virtue of the act to provide for supplying the city of New- York with pure and wholesome water...
Page 284 - ... township for which he was chosen or appointed, or within which the duties of his office are required to be discharged; 6.

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