Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the city f[r]om all unnecessary expences  & burthens. Not to attempt to improve  the city but enact such laws as will  promote peace & good order. & the people  will improve the city, capitalist will  come in from all quarters & mills  factories. & machinery of all kinds &  buildings will arise on every hand  this will become a great city. &  prophecid that if the council would  be liberal in their proceedings they  would become rich.— & spoke at  considerable length again[s]t the  principle of pay for every little  service rendered and espec[i]ally that  of committe[e]s having extra pay.— [p. [182]]
the city from all unnecessary expences & burthens. Not to attempt to improve the city but enact such laws as will promote peace & good order. & the people will improve the city, capitalist will come in from all quarters & mills factories. & machinery of all kinds & buildings will arise on every hand this will become a great city. & prophecid that if the council would be liberal in their proceedings they would become rich.— & spoke at considerable length against the principle of pay for every little service rendered and especially that of committees having extra pay.— [p. [182]]
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