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Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York (Volume 55, Nos. 3-4) (Paperback) Loot Price: R484
Discovery Miles 4 840
Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York (Volume 55, Nos. 3-4) (Paperback): New York (State) Legislature Assembly

Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York (Volume 55, Nos. 3-4) (Paperback)

New York (State) Legislature Assembly

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832. Excerpt: ... The construction of the act of 1826, upon which this claim is founded, cannot be admitted. It is true that the second section speaks of " the time now limited by law," for closing the other lotteries, in reference to the continuance of the lottery under this act. But this is so far from making out the claim set up, that had the section proceeded no further, this land lottery, with all the others, would now be at an end. The time then limited by law was a period beyond which the lotteries could not extend; subject however to an earlier termination, by means of the restriction upon the amount of sales. The restriction upon sales was as much a limitation of time, as was that provision which fixed the utmost period for the continuance of the system; with only this difference, that the one might be calculated in advance, while the other depended upon the course of events. But it cannot be doubted that the sale of the amount of tickets authorized by law to be sold, would as effectually close the lottery, as would the other limitation, which has been mentioned. The true time for the continuance of this lottery, is believed to be that contemplated by the first section of the act of 1822, and fixed by the Comptroller's certificate for the duration of the literature lottery, without embracing any portion of the period allotted to the Historical Society, or the Fever Hospital grants. The second section before mentioned is very explicit upon this question. It provides that tickets in these schemes of mixed prizes might be sold; not during the time allowed for all the lotteries, but only "during the time contemplated aud prescribed for finishing the drawing of the present lotteries, in and by the first enacting clause of the act" of 1822. That clause had no concern wi...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: New York (State) Legislature Assembly
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 13mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 236
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-26739-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-26739-3
Barcode: 9781154267396

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