Albany: Van Benthuysen, 1853. First. pamphlet. 37pp. 8vo, original printed wrappers, sewn; wrs. lightly soiled in margins. Albany: Van Benthuysen, 1853. First Edition. Senate Document 82. Report contributing to the establishment of Central Park. Includes testimony by John Torrey, James Hogg, and others as to the best site of the park. As a result of this report, the legislature on July 31, 1853 authorized the city to take the area from 59th to 106th Streets for the park (106th to 110th Street was added in 1859). Very Good (+). very good(+).