City Charter: Laws, Ordinances, and Acts, July 1842

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son so doing shall forfeit and pay a fine not exceeding fifty dollars; Provided, That nothing herein contained, shall be construed to affect any officer of this for firing or shooting as aforesaid while in the execution of his duty.
Sec. 2. That if any person shall prosecute another before the authorities of this , (in a criminal case) and fail to procure a conviction, said person shall be taxed with the costs of suit, if said authorities shall consider it a malicious prosecution; if not, the shall be liable for the costs thereof. This ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Passed, November 27th, 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
 
AN ORDINANCE IN RELATION TO HAWKERS, PEDLARS, AND PUBLIC SHOWS AND EXHIBITIONS.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons, usually denominated hawkers and pedlars, to hawk or carry about from place to place in this , any goods, wares, or merchandise, excepting such as are manufactured within the limits of this corporation; who shall not, previously to selling or offering for sale, such goods, wares, or merchandise, have obtained a license therefor from this corporation, signed by the Mayor, and countersigned by the Recorder, for which he, she, or they shall, at the time of obtaining the same, pay a sum not exceeding fifty dollars, nor less than ten dollars; and such person or persons as aforesaid, who may be found hawking about any goods or merchandise, except as aforesaid, and selling or offering the same for sale without a license therefor, shall forfeit and pay for each and every such offence the sum of twenty dollars; and any person or persons who shall refuse to exhibit his, her, or their license so obtained, upon being required by any citizen so to do, shall forfeit and pay the sum of five dollars for each and every such refusal; Provided, That nothing in the foregoing shall be construed to require a license for hawking about for sale any articles of poultry, fish, meat, bread-stuffs, butter, cheese, eggs or vegetables; or such perishable merchandise as is used for food.
Sec. 2. That all licenses granted by this corporation to hawkers or pedlars, shall expire on the first Monday of November next following the date of such license.
Sec. 3. That any persons desiring to exhibit, within this corporation, any curiosities of nature or art, not inconsistent with decency, or contrary to good morals, shall procure a license as aforesaid, for which he, she, or they shall pay a sum not exceeding fifty dollars, nor less than ten dollars; and the said license shall continue [p. 31]
son so doing shall forfeit and pay a fine not exceeding fifty dollars; Provided, That nothing herein contained, shall be construed to affect any officer of this for firing or shooting as aforesaid while in the execution of his duty.
Sec. 2. That if any person shall prosecute another before the authorities of this , (in a criminal case) and fail to procure a conviction, said person shall be taxed with the costs of suit, if said authorities shall consider it a malicious prosecution; if not, the shall be liable for the costs thereof. This ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Passed, November 27th, 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
 
AN ORDINANCE IN RELATION TO HAWKERS, PEDLARS, AND PUBLIC SHOWS AND EXHIBITIONS.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons, usually denominated hawkers and pedlars, to hawk or carry about from place to place in this , any goods, wares, or merchandise, excepting such as are manufactured within the limits of this corporation; who shall not, previously to selling or offering for sale, such goods, wares, or merchandise, have obtained a license therefor from this corporation, signed by the Mayor, and countersigned by the Recorder, for which he, she, or they shall, at the time of obtaining the same, pay a sum not exceeding fifty dollars, nor less than ten dollars; and such person or persons as aforesaid, who may be found hawking about any goods or merchandise, except as aforesaid, and selling or offering the same for sale without a license therefor, shall forfeit and pay for each and every such offence the sum of twenty dollars; and any person or persons who shall refuse to exhibit his, her, or their license so obtained, upon being required by any citizen so to do, shall forfeit and pay the sum of five dollars for each and every such refusal; Provided, That nothing in the foregoing shall be construed to require a license for hawking about for sale any articles of poultry, fish, meat, bread-stuffs, butter, cheese, eggs or vegetables; or such perishable merchandise as is used for food.
Sec. 2. That all licenses granted by this corporation to hawkers or pedlars, shall expire on the first Monday of November next following the date of such license.
Sec. 3. That any persons desiring to exhibit, within this corporation, any curiosities of nature or art, not inconsistent with decency, or contrary to good morals, shall procure a license as aforesaid, for which he, she, or they shall pay a sum not exceeding fifty dollars, nor less than ten dollars; and the said license shall continue [p. 31]
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