Manual of the Board of Health of the Health Department of the City of New York...: 1872

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Page 40 - lodging-house " shall be taken to mean and include any house or building, or portion thereof, in which persons are harbored or received, or lodged for hire for a single night, or for less than a week...
Page 116 - Trustee shall be elected for one year, one for two years, one for three years, and one for four years, and...
Page 40 - A tenement-house within the meaning of this title shall be taken to mean and include any house or building, or portion thereof, which is rented, leased, let or hired out, to be occupied, or is occupied as the home or residence of three families or more living independently of each other, and doing their cooking upon the premises, or by more than two families upon any floor, so living and cooking, but having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water-closets or privies, or some of them.
Page 126 - ... may specify, is a public nuisance, and may order the same to be removed, abated, suspended, altered or otherwise improved or purified, as the order shall specify.
Page 143 - Brooklyn, are hereby respectively empowered and directed annually to order and cause to be raised and collected by tax upon the estates, real and personal, subject to taxation according to law, within the said...
Page 150 - wooden building" is a building of which the exterior walls or a portion thereof are of wood. (n) The word "nuisance...
Page 40 - tenement-house " shall be taken to mean and include every house, building, or portion thereof which is rented, leased, let, or hired out to be occupied, or is occupied as the house, home, or residence of more than three families living independently of one another, and doing their cooking upon the premises, or by more than two families upon a floor, so living and cooking, but having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water-closets, or privies, or some of them.
Page 176 - ... or part thereof, shall, whenever any person in such house is sick of fever, or of any infectious, pestilential or contagious disease, and such sickness is known to such owner, keeper, agent or lessee, give immediate notice thereof to the board of health, or to some officer of...
Page 145 - ... declared to be, or to subject the party guilty thereof to punishment for a misdemeanor, shall, in addition thereto, be subject to a penalty of two hundred and fifty dollars, to ^'"^ be sued for and recovered by said...
Page 177 - State, requiring all persona therein to vacate such building for the reasons to be stated therein as aforesaid. Such building or part thereof shall, within ten days thereafter, be vacated; or within such shorter time, not less than twenty-four hours, as in said notice may be specified; but said Board, if it shall become satisfied that the danger from said house, or part thereof, has ceased to exist, may revoke said order, and it shall thenceforward become inoperative.

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