Book #70074
The Charter of the City of Albany; And the Laws and Ordinances. Albany, New York.
The Charter of the City of Albany; And the Laws and Ordinances...
The Charter of the City of Albany; And the Laws and Ordinances...

The Charter of the City of Albany; And the Laws and Ordinances...

Albany, New York in 1800 [Albany]. [New York]. The Charter of the City of Albany; And the Laws and Ordinances, Ordained and Established by the Mayor, Aldermen and Commonalty of the Said City, In Common Council Convened. Albany: Printed by Barber & Southwick, For the Corporation, 1800. 158, [2] pp. Folding table. [4] pp. manuscript list in contemporary hand titled "Mayors and Recorders of the City of Albany from the Commencement of the Charter" bound before title page. Quarto (7-1/2" x 6-1/4"). Later library cloth, red and black lettering pieces to spine. Light soiling and shelfwear, a few minor stains to boards, chipping to edges of lettering pieces. Moderate toning to text, minor tear to folding table, lower corner lacking from foot of Leaf Q1 (pp. 121-122) and upper corner lacking from title page, both with no loss to text, library stamp to head of manuscript list, which is just beginning to detach, library mark to verso of title page. $500. * Only edition. This volume contains the text of Albany's 1686 Dongan Charter, which remained in force until 1998, and later laws and ordinances. It offers an interesting perspective on New York's second-oldest city. Not in Cohen.

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