Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 2, 1 March–6 May 1845

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made some remarks explaining his course. He explained why he ordered s article to be altered. He gives it as his legal opinion that we are not yet legally notified of the repeal of our charters. We have never done any thing illegally by virtue of the charters, neither was it illegal to hold our election for City officers. As to the papers, they lack type, and they lack paper; but they have borne the disadvantage patiently and have hired some money to get along; the hands have borne it patiently and are willing to do right. He had thought if the papers were divided it would be benificial.
said he did not believe there is a better set of hands in creation than the hands in the office. He believes they will do every thing right. reads the [p. [238]]
made some remarks explaining his course. He explained why he ordered s article to be altered. He gives it as his legal opinion that we are not yet legally notified of the repeal of our charters. We have never done any thing illegally by virtue of the charters, neither was it illegal to hold our election for City officers. As to the papers, they lack type, and they lack paper; but they have borne the disadvantage patiently and have hired some money to get along; the hands have borne it patiently and are willing to do right. He had thought if the papers were divided it would be benificial.
said he did not believe there is a better set of hands in creation than the hands in the office. He believes they will do every thing right. reads the [p. [238]]
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