Reports of Cases Heard and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Volume 55; Volume 62

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Page 133 - When private property shall be taken for any public use, the compensation to be made therefor, when such compensation is not made by the State, shall be ascertained by a jury or by not less than three commissioners appointed by a court of record, as shall be prescribed by law.
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