Opinion of Counsel on the Legality of the City Ordinance for Constructing a Railroad over the Market Street Bridge. Charles Jared Ingersoll.

Opinion of Counsel on the Legality of the City Ordinance for Constructing a Railroad over the Market Street Bridge

Philadelphia: s.n., 1850. Pamphlet. 8 p.; 21 cm. Disbound from a volume of unrelated 19th-century pamphlets. "24" in ink at upper right-hand corner of first page. Caption title. Charles Jared Ingersoll (1782-1862) was a prominent lawyer in Philadelphia. In this opinion he argues that the city of Philadelphia did not have the authority to extend the railroad over the Schuylkill River on the existing Market Street bridge. The city nevertheless used the existing Permanent Bridge to bring the railroad across the river to the city. Very scarce. In Very Good- Condition: disbound; last leaf is partially detached; minimal foxing; otherwise, clean. Very Good -. Item #005106

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