Minutes, 13 November 1841, Copy

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The gave an explination of the Rights, & powers, given by the City Charter, & the right of the City Council to Tax the Citizens.
Colr. J. Smith spoke to considerable length, on the Subject of the right of Taxation, & the Taxation laid on by the , & so forth. Upon which the Motion was withdrawn.
moved that all Dogs in the , be assessed Five Dollars per Head.
Colr. J. Smith proposed an amendment, that it be 12½ Cents each. After considerable discussions, the amendment was lost by vote.— Origl. Motion, also Lost.
Adjourned to Saturday next, at 6 OClock, to same place
Novr. 13th. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder. [p. 32]
The gave an explination of the Rights, & powers, given by the City Charter, & the right of the City Council to Tax the Citizens.
Colr. J. Smith spoke to considerable length, on the Subject of the right of Taxation, & the Taxation laid on by the , & so forth. Upon which the Motion was withdrawn.
moved that all Dogs in the , be assessed Five Dollars per Head.
Colr. J. Smith proposed an amendment, that it be 12½ Cents each. After considerable discussions, the amendment was lost by vote.— Origl. Motion, also Lost.
Adjourned to Saturday next, at 6 OClock, to same place
Novr. 13th. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder. [p. 32]
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