The anti-rent era in New York law and politics, 1839-1865 [electronic resource] / Charles W. McCurdy
- Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 
- [Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Company, 
- Studies in legal history
Legal classics library (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Studies in legal history
HeinOnline legal classics library
1 online resource (xvii, 408 pages) : maps
- Landlord and tenant -- New York (State) -- History.
Rent strikes -- New York (State) -- History.
Law -- Political aspects.
- Electronic books.
- Governor Seward and the manor of Rensselaerwyck
A Whig in the state house
The patroon's domain
The Helderberg war
Land law and the law of the land
Public purposes in party dialogue
The Wheaton bill
Land reform and Whig constitutionalism
The making of the Manor Commission
The politics of evasion
Portents of failure
The debacle in Albany
The compromise of 1841
The trouble with Democrats
Bargain theory in the Jacksonian persuasion
Debtors and tenants before the legislature
Tightening the right-remedy distinction
Due process and the eminent domain power
Judicial review in a democracy
The logic of constitutional reform
Signs of war
Petitions and partisanship
Land reform and democratic constitutionalism
Texas and the reorientation of parties
The luxuriation of anti-rent
Resistance and reform
The election of 1844
The Washington-Albany connection
Dilemmas for the democracy
Land reform and constitutional reform
Partisan mediators of anti-rent decisions
A cacophony of voices
The "new constitution"
The rout of the "Indians"
The no-compromise persuasion
Land reform at the shrine of party
The anti-rent measures
A sinking ship
- Includes bibliographical references and index
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