Minutes, 10 June 1844

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<​C.​> concurr[e]d whith with what other counsellrs had said.—
referd to the stateme[n]t of the Expositor relative to the Muncpal cort [municipal court] in case of .— considrd it a public Nuissnc [nuisance]
— consi[de]red his a peculiar situtin [situation] for the city co[u]ncil to pass this a nuisance would be hasty. & p[r]opose g[iv]ing a few days limatin [limitation]— & assess a fine of $3000.00 for every libel.— & if they would not cease publish[in]g libe[l]s declare it a nuisance.
Mayor— Querrid
said the counsellr stated made provisions.— fine 500.00—
Mayor repli[e]d th[e]y thretend to shoot him when at — & the women and othrs dare not go to to p[r]osecute.— and read a libel f[r]om the Expositor concerning .— and explaind and showed the falshood of the Expositor. was openly in the streets of the daily—
C. spoke of the Warsaw Signal—
<​Mayor was sorry to have one dissenti[n]g voice—​>
did not mean to be und[er]stood to go vs but not be in haste
.— spoke of the mortgages on the p[r]operty of the prop[ri]etors of the Expositors.—
A. . conserd [considered] there is but one cour[s]e to pu[r]sue th[e]y were out of the rea[c]h of the law.— one cour[s]e to put and end to the thing at once.— beli[e]ved if the did not do it othrs would.— by wh[a]t he had heard.
. beli[e]ved it to [be?] a Nuisance.— and referd to the opin[ion] of on . and spoke in favor of our cha[r]ter.— &c—
Asked . befor the Gr[a]nd Jury, if he was not the man [p. [28]]
C. concurred with what other counsellrs had said.—
referd to the statement of the Expositor relative to the Muncpal cort [municipal court] in case of .— considrd it a public Nuissnc [nuisance]
— considered his a peculiar situtin [situation] for the city council to pass this a nuisance would be hasty. & propose giving a few days limatin [limitation]— & assess a fine of $3000.00 for every libel.— & if they would not cease publishing libels declare it a nuisance.
Mayor— Querrid
said the stated made provisions.— fine 500.00—
Mayor replied they thretend to shoot him when at — & the women and othrs dare not go to to prosecute.— and read a libel from the Expositor concerning .— and explaind and showed the falshood of the Expositor. was openly in the streets of the daily—
C. spoke of the Warsaw Signal—
Mayor was sorry to have one dissenting voice—
did not mean to be understood to go vs but not be in haste
.— spoke of the mortgages on the property of the proprietors of the Expositors.—
A. . conserd considered there is but one course to pursue they were out of the reach of the law.— one course to put and end to the thing at once.— believed if the did not do it othrs would.— by what he had heard.
. believed it to [be] a Nuisance.— and referd to the opinion of on . and spoke in favor of our charter.— &c—
Asked . befor the Grand Jury, if he was not the man [p. [28]]
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