Minutes, 16 January 1844

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Adjourned Session. Tuesday, January 16th. 1844.—
24 minutes past 11, names of members called.— Prayer by .— Minutes of last council read and approved.— Petition of <​&​> , concerning s Lot in relation to Water Sts, read & referred to a <​the​> Committee on streets <​Public​>— grounds.—
An ordinance concerning the Registry of deeds read by ,— Read 2d time by Mayor objected to having any thing to do with things out of the . explained.— Mayor explained,— the terms should be explicit.— explained. It is customary in all countries to make exceptions to <​regulation for​> foreign deeds.— Counl made <​took​> exceptions.— to requiring a seal— corrected. no seal required in the .— <​the words​> “or— Justice of the Peace” was inserted on motion.— Mayor objected to saying any thing about qualifications <​of​> out of the .— C. .— thought further investigation necessary.— and noticed the bill lay on the table, for further <​investigation​> and carried.—
Ordinance concerning Report.— An ordinance concerning the sale of spirituous Liquors Read twice by , and Report accepted. Read twice third time by its title & passed.— satisfied with its title. called to the chair Mayors absent.—
read a Report on the petition of ,— Report be accepted.— An ordinance Regulating a City Directory and an Inte[ll]igence officer [p. 44]
Adjourned Session. Tuesday, January 16th. 1844.—
24 minutes past 11, names of members called.— Prayer by .— Minutes of last council read and approved.— Petition of & , concerning s Lot in relation to Water Sts, read & referred to the Committee on Public— grounds.—
An ordinance concerning the Registry of deeds read by ,— Read 2d time by Mayor objected to having any thing to do with things out of the . explained.— Mayor explained,— the terms should be explicit.— explained. It is customary in all countries to make regulation for foreign deeds.— Counl took exceptions.— to requiring a seal— corrected. no seal required in the .— the words “or— Justice of the Peace” was inserted on motion.— Mayor objected to saying any thing about qualifications of out of the .— C. .— thought further investigation necessary.— and noticed the bill lay on the table, for further investigation and carried.—
.— An ordinance concerning the sale of spirituous Liquors Read twice by , and Report accepted. Read twice third time by its title & passed.— satisfied with its title. called to the chair Mayors absent.—
read a Report on the petition of ,— Report be accepted.— An ordinance Regulating a City Directory and an Intelligence officer [p. 44]
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