Public property and private power : the corporation of the city of New York in American law, 1730-1870

Public property and private power : the corporation of the city of New York in American law, 1730-1870

Public property and private power : the corporation of the city of New York in American law, 1730-1870

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Hendrik Hartog
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): North Carolina
  • Publication Information: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1983
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Studies in legal history.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/public-property-and-private-power-the-corporation-of-the-city-of-new-york-in-american-law-1730-1870/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Hartog, Hendrik, 1948- Public property and private power. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ©1983 (OCoLC)610106841 Online version: Hartog, Hendrik, 1948- Public property and private power. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ©1983 (OCoLC)631388925

Short Description

XIV, 274 pages : ILlustrations ; 24 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Public property and private power : the corporation of the city of New York in American law, 1730-1870 is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
  • Responsable Person: Hendrik Hartog.
  • Publication Date: 1983
  • Copyright Date: 1983
  • Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • Country/State: North Carolina
  • Number of Editions: 12 editions
  • First edition Date: 1983
  • Last edition Date: 1989
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KFX2015
  • Dewey Code: 342.7471029
  • ISBN: 0807815624 9780807815625
  • OCLC: 9133403

Main Contents

Reading the charter
The creation of autonomy
The business of city government
Planning by granting
The political theory of a waterlot grant
Burying the past
A little republic in a republican state
The changing role of property
The promise of public power
The ends of government in Republican New York City
The triumph of a public sphere
The laws of communities
Unifying the public sphere
The judicial creation of a municipal corporation
The private property of a public entity : crossing Brooklyn ferry.

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