Report of a Special Committee Appointed on Greenwich Village. In Common Council September 7th, 1818. NEW YORK – GREENWICH VILLAGE.

Report of a Special Committee Appointed on Greenwich Village. In Common Council September 7th, 1818

New York: Thomas P. Low, 1818. 12mo. [2], [3]-9 pages. Stitched. Edges chipped, lightly browned, old bookseller's description tipped to last blank. Item #408243

The report marks the importance of the movement of certain land owners against the plan adopted by the Corporation for "regulating the surface of the ground of that village... as it soon will become united to, and make a component part of the thickly populated part of the city." Discusses the areas around Herring, Hudson, Minetta, Carmine, Asylum, Clarkson Streets, Broadway, Sixth Avenue, etc. Signed in print by G. Buckmaster, Jacob B. Taylor, Stephen Allen, Samuel Stevens, George B. Thorp, Samuel Akerly, John Morss, and E.W. King. These Common Council reports are quite scarce, and were typically printed in editions of about 50 copies for the use of members.

Price: $125.00

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