A Gazetteer of the State of New-York;: Carefully Written from Original and Authentic Materials, Arranged on a New Plan, in Three Parts ... With an Accurate Map of the State
H.C. Southwick, 1813 - 334 страници
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Страница 2 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Страница 31 - This Convention doth further, in the name and by the authority of the good people of this State, Ordain, Determine and Declare, that the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall for ever hereafter be allowed within this State to all mankind.
Страница 31 - State, ordain, determine and declare, that the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever hereafter be allowed within this State to all mankind: Provided, that the liberty of conscience hereby granted, shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace and safety of this State.
Страница 31 - ... the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever hereafter be allowed within this state to all mankind.
Страница 2 - A Gazetteer of the State of New- York; carefully written from original and authentic materials arranged on a new plan...
Страница 283 - March, 1685, the whole was confirmed by letters patent, under the great seal of the province of New York, by Thomas Dongan, lieutenant-governor of the same. The original design of the Dutch government extended only to the founding of colonies in this country by citizens of Holland, who should amicably acquire the Indian title to the lands; and the founder of a colony was therefore styled its patroon by the bill of privileges and the deed of conveyance, the latter of which was only granted when the...
Страница 115 - An entresole or mezzazine story, on each side of the Court room, contains 4 rooms for Jurors and the uses of the Courts. The attic story contains a Mayor's Court room, a room for the Society of Arts, and 2 other rooms yet unappropriated. This building is roofed with a double-hip, or pyramidal form, upon the centre of which is erected a circular cupola 20 feet diameter, covered with a domical roof, supported by 8 insulated columns of the Ionic order, and contains a small bell for the use of the courts....
Страница 115 - ... in length, 40 feet in width, and 16 in height, the ceiling of which is supported by a double row of reeded columns; — the doors are finished with pilasters and open pediments; the floor vaulted, and laid with squares of Italian marble, diagonally, chequered with white and grey. From this hall, the first door on the right hand opens to the Common Council Chamber of the Corporation of Albany; opposite this, on the left, is a room for the Council of Revision. On the right, at the W. end of the...
Страница 323 - The death of this venerable man excites many interesting reflections. He may justly be considered as the Patriarch, who first led the children of New England into the wilderness; and it may be truly said, that he lived to see and enjoy the promised land.
Страница 123 - Its . name is derived from a ludicrous resemblance of a colossal human face, as seen from the river. The rock which has this appearance, exhibits a good profile of a face of thirty-two feet, aided by a little fancy, and a relish for the marvellous. A tree which grows upon the...