Corporation Counsel records, 1860-1954.


Corporation Counsel records, 1860-1954.

Records include judgments certified by the Corporation Counsel on suits in which the Mayor was claimant, 1860-1861, correspondence concerning Croton Falls Reservoir, 1910-1917, local laws signed by the Mayor, 1947-1954, and applications of the city to acquire title to certain lands fronting upon Riverside Park, 1894-1898. Also inclued are two volumes used by Joseph L. Pascal, Assistant Corporation Counsel in the early 1900s, and a manual used in compiling briefs and a volume containing briefs of interest to the city, n.d.

ca. 10 cubic ft.

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