Bill from Orson Spencer and Others, circa 14 January 1843

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An Ordinance regulating the Fees and compensation of the several officers and persons therein mentioned.
Section 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the salaries, fees, and compensation of the several officers and persons hereinafter mentioned, are established as follows; to wit:
 
The City Council.
The Mayor, as President of the Council, <​shall be allowed a Salary—​> per annum $100.00 <​$500.00​>.
The Vice Mayor, <​or president pro tem,​> presiding in the absence of the Mayor, per day,— 3.00.
The Aldermen and Counsellors, <​each​> for every day’s attendance— 2.00
The Recorder, as Secretary of the Council, per annum,— 100.00
 
The Recorder shall, in addition <​to​> his salary, be allowed to claim the following fees, to wit:
For copies or exemplification of records or ordinances, for every seventy two words.—— [0].12½
<​For Recording each Marriage——​> <​[0.]50​>
Affixing corporation seal<​, & Certificate therewith​>—— [0].50.
The Treasurer shall be allowed, per annum,— 50.00
<​The Treasurer shall be allowed two per Cent on <​all​> any monies or funds paid out by him, as full Compensation for his Services.​>
* <​a part of this Sec. is on a slip of paper, & comes in here.—​>
 
The Municipal Court.
sec 2. The Chief Justice shall be allowed, per day, a fee of 3.00
The associate Justices shall each be allowed, per day, 2.50
 
The Clerk of the Municipal Court shall be entitled to the following fees, to wit:
For each warrant, summons, subpoena, and other process not herein specified, and sealing the same [0].25
Filing papers on appeals from the Mayor or Aldermens court, taking appeal bond and issuing s[u]persedeas [0.]50
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An Ordinance regulating the Fees and compensation of the several officers and persons therein mentioned.
Section 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the salaries, fees, and compensation of the several officers and persons hereinafter mentioned, are established as follows; to wit:
 
The City Council.
The Mayor, shall be allowed a Salary— per annum $500.00.
The Vice Mayor, or president pro tem, presiding in the absence of the Mayor, per day,— 3.00.
The Aldermen and Counsellors, each for every day’s attendance— 2.00
The Recorder, as Secretary of the Council, per annum,— 100.00
 
The Recorder shall, in addition to his salary, be allowed to claim the following fees, to wit:
For copies or exemplification of records or ordinances, for every seventy two words.—— 0.12½
For Recording each Marriage—— 0.50
Affixing corporation seal, & Certificate therewith—— [0].50.
The Treasurer shall be allowed two per Cent on all monies or funds paid out by him, as full Compensation for his Services.
* a part of this Sec. is on a slip of paper, & comes in here.—
 
The Municipal Court.
sec 2. The Chief Justice shall be allowed, per day, 3.00
The associate Justices shall each be allowed, per day, 2.50
 
The Clerk of the Municipal Court shall be entitled to the following fees, to wit:
For each warrant, summons, subpoena, and other process not herein specified, and sealing the same 0.25
Filing papers on appeals from the Mayor or Aldermens court, taking appeal bond and issuing supersedeas 0.50
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