Bill from William Law, between 11 June and 12 July 1842

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<​An ordinance in relation to the Duty of Poundkeeper.​>
Resolved <​Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of .​> that the duty of the Pound Keeper in this shall be, To keep in rediness a sufficient yard <​or pound​>, to receive any animal or animals which may be brought to the <​ said​> Pound, to receive such animal or animals as may be brought giving them sufficient feed & water, to advertise them <​immediately​>, for sale at a Certain day if not redeemed by paying Costs charges & damage, as the case may be giving a description of them in the advertisement— . He is to collect no bill of damages unless it has been assessed by three disinterested men under oath. <​He shall have​> for keeping a horse on hay & water every 24 hours 25 cts. and all other animals in the same ratio according to what they require, His fees Should the animal sell for advertising & selling shall be the same as that of a Constable for like services
Should the sale amount to more than costs & damages he will place the balance in the City treasury subject to the demand of the owner of the animal,
 
<​to be laid on the Table.—​> [p. [1]]
An ordinance in relation to the Duty of Poundkeeper.
Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of . that the duty of the Pound Keeper in this shall be, To keep in rediness a sufficient yard or pound, to receive any animal or animals which may be brought to said Pound, to receive such animal or animals as may be brought giving them sufficient feed & water, to advertise them immediately, for sale at a Certain day if not redeemed by paying charges & damage, as the case may be giving a description of them in the advertisement— . He is to collect no bill of damages unless it has been assessed by three disinterested men under oath. He shall have for keeping a horse on hay & water every 24 hours 25 cts. and all other animals in the same ratio according to what they require, His fees for advertising & selling shall be the same as that of a Constable for like services
Should the sale amount to more than costs & damages he will place the balance in the City treasury subject to the demand of the owner of the animal,
 
to be laid on the Table.— [p. [1]]
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