1845 NEW YORK Marine Laws Ships Wharfs Harbors Boats Navigation
A rare mid-19th-century synopsis of the laws of the State of New York concerning ships, sea vessels, ports, and wreck salvaging. This book details costs and expenses, property liens, laws on bells, horns and lighting, alien immigration, dock locations, ferry boat usage, regulations on harbor masters, jurisdiction on open waters, law enforcement ships versus passenger vessels, ordinances concerning steamboats, how to address vessels running into each other, vessel weight limits, wharf building permits and allowances, and much more. This book also contains lists of block, sail, and ship makers at the end.
Item number: #1495
HASKETT, William Jay
An abstract of the laws of the state, and ordinances of the corporation of the city of New York in relation to vessels, wharves, slips, piers, basins, wrecks & salvage
[New York] : Herald Book and Job Printing Office, 1845.
•Collation complete with all pages: 86, [ii]
•Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
oStamp – William S. Hornor
♣William S. Hornor authored, This Old Monmouth of Ours (Freehold: Moreau Brothers, 1932)
oBookplate – Office of the New York Sun
oBookplate – New York Herald Office
•Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm)
•Rare with no other example for sale worldwide
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