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Manual of the Niagara Frontier Police Force of the State of New York

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Manual of the Niagara Frontier Police Force of the State of New York

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1867. Buffalo: Thomas, Howard & Johnson, 1867.. Buffalo: Thomas, Howard & Johnson, 1867. The First Formal Police Force of Buffalo, Tonawanda and Wheatfield Niagara Frontier Police District. Manual of the Niagara Frontier Police Force of the State of New York. Buffalo: Thomas, Howard & Johnson, 1867. 181 pp. 12mo. (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary morocco, expertly rebacked, gilt frames to boards, gilt title to front board, gilt edges, hinges mended. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to corners, presentation inscription to front pastedown. Light toning to text, slightly heavier in places, light toning to a few leaves. A handsome copy of a rare work. $1,500. * Established by the N.Y. State Legislature in 1866, the Niagara Frontier Police Department was the first formal police force in the region. Its jurisdiction encompassed the entire Niagara Frontier, which at the time consisted of Buffalo, Tonawanda and Wheatfield. This manual of rules and regulations was issued to policemen and other officers. It offers an excellent overview of the force and its mission, along with a good deal of information about Buffalo and its neighboring areas in the 1860s. Our copy is inscribed to Obadiah J. Green, a member of the Board of Police Commissioners. OCLC locates 3 copies (Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Buffalo History Museum, Cornell University).


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