Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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as he had done on former occasions to shew the council & others that that the Legislature cannot repeal a charter where there is no repealing clause.— upon which he read a letter from to confirm his decision.— Letter Dated Feb 1.st. 1843.— spoke against ’s murdering those boys. [Philip] Spencer &c— as stated in Arlingtons letter.— called it murder. the boys had the malary [malaria] on the coast of Africa & did not know what they did.——
In debate on the bill. thought imprisonme[n]t better than hanging.
Mayor said he was opposed to hanging if a man kill anothe[r] shoot him [p. [268]]
as he had done on former occasions to shew the council & others that that the Legislature cannot repeal a charter where there is no repealing clause.— upon which he read a letter from to confirm his decision.— Letter Dated Feb 1.st. 1843.— spoke against ’s murdering those boys. Philip Spencer &c— as stated in Arlingtons letter.— called it murder. the boys had the malary malaria on the coast of Africa & did not know what they did.——
In debate on the bill. thought imprisonment better than hanging.
Mayor said he was opposed to hanging if a man kill another shoot him [p. [268]]
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