In Langdon v. Mayor (133 N.Y. 628) the court said: "The Legislature * * * by the enactment of chapter 574 of the Laws of 1871, inaugurated a radical and sweeping change of policy upon the subject.Summary of this case from City of New York v. Wilson Co.
Argued March 3, 1892
Decided May 24, 1892
Thomas P. Wicks and James Hillhouse for appellants. Wheeler H. Peckham, Richard S. Emmett, Thomas L. Ogden and W.J. Marrin, for respondents.
MAYNARD, J., reads for affirmance.
All concur, except PECKHAM, J., taking no part.