Bill from William Law and Others, circa 30 January 1843

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may inter their dead without the assistance of the Sexton, and they are hereby required to make a due return to the Sexton of each Case of interment so made, within three days thereafter.
Sec. 4. The City Sexton <​shall​> is hereby keep a Book of Record in which he shall record the names and ages of <​all​> the persons deceased, <​coming to his knowledge,​> & the nature of the diseases of which they died, and to enable him the <​better​> so to do, he is to procure such information as he may require from the Persons referred to in Section two (2,) of this Ordinance, and he shall <​also​> make a weekly report for publication, to the Editor of some newspaper published in this , for which services, he is to receive the sum of five Cents for each Person deceased, to be paid <​annually​> out of the City Treasury, upon an Order made by the <​City​> Council for that purpose.
Sec. 5. Should the City Sexton be unable to procure his pay from the relatives <​or assetts​> of the Deceased, or from the Overseers of the Poor, upon subs[t]antiating these facts to the satisfaction of the City Council, he shall receive pay therefor out of the City Treasury.
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may inter their dead without the assistance of the Sexton, and they are hereby required to make a due return to the Sexton of each Case of interment so made, within three days thereafter.
Sec. 4. The City Sexton shall keep a Book of Record in which he shall record the names and ages of all persons deceased, coming to his knowledge, & the nature of the diseases of which they died, and to enable him the better so to do, he is to procure such information as he may require from the Persons referred to in Section two (2,) of this Ordinance, and he shall also make a weekly report for publication, to the Editor of some newspaper published in this ,
Sec. 5. Should the City Sexton be unable to procure his pay from the relatives or assetts of the Deceased, or from the Overseers of the Poor, upon substantiating these facts to the satisfaction of the City Council, he shall receive pay therefor out of the City Treasury.
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