Minutes, 16 January 1844

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read— moved and amendment, “5” <​“3”​> be stricken out & “5” inserted spoke and objected to the amendment.—
spoke in favor of the amendment, and moved <​as​> an <​further​> amendment that the whole be under the supervision of the <​city​> council— Counseller [illegible] concurred— ,— spoke of the difficulty of fin<​d​>ing a person in this .— and considered it would be Lucrative business to keep an intelligence office. thought 3 years long enough.— <​spoke​> against the amendmet,— and suggested the addition of a Lithographic map connected with the directory.— making these allowanced, would be in favor of the bill— <​P. Pro tem​> spoke standing.— concerning the papers— of the intelligence office. — spoke.— .— On Motion, , had leave & spoke.— suggested an amendment, “3 full years”— or full years”— spoke 3 again referred to the Map again. , said he should go against the amendmt.— spoke again.— spoke— should go against the bill till let <​it​> was qualified— so as to <​not​> to make it a charter,— thought 5 yea[r]s little time enough.— Question on amendmet Lost,— moved an amendmet,— moved the bill be recommitted <​to the​> & committee & be added to that committee
<​Mayor resumed his seat.—​>
Blank Bond of Read.— Mayor suggested the proprietiey of laying aside all aspers[i]ons in this <​the​> council.— Counselor [illegible] spoke <​spoke​>, considered the bond an insult.— moved <​the Bill be​> referred to a special committee & <​referred​> , & .—
Mayor annoucd [announced] that all difficulties between him & are <​were​> eternally buried up— and I am <​he was​> to be his friend forever. & said I <​he​> will be his friend forever.— <​and his right hand man​> And C. stated that all aspersins which may have been supposed to have been cast of <​on​> — are false a mistake.— tis not so.— Mayor explained at length Respecting what, in substance, he had said at previous councils on the same [subj]ect.— C. P spoke.— spoke, stating his distraction of mind the past week, glad the difficulties are settled shall be his friend as said before <​The Mins observations of the mayor before the council on the 5th inst. concerning — were ordered to be stricken from the Minutes & stricken accordingly.—.​>
Ordinance concerning witness fees, read by .— who explained, Spoke in favor.— , spoke in favor, amendments <​offered & carried​> “criminal cases accepted.— also “Jurors” added, Account of $12.00— $10.50,— Josiah Arnold $10.50, , $12.00. read and allowed. Bill for sundry services read & referred to the committee on Claims.
called to the chair— Mayor absent.— committee [p. 45]
read— moved and amendment, “3” be stricken out & “5” inserted spoke and objected to the amendment.—
spoke in favor of the amendment, and moved as a further amendment that the whole be under the supervision of the city council— Counseller concurred— ,— spoke of the difficulty of finding a person in this .— and considered it would be Lucrative business to keep an intelligence office. thought 3 years long enough.— spoke against the amendmet,— and suggested the addition of a Lithographic map connected with the directory.— making these allowanced, would be in favor of the bill— P. Pro tem spoke standing.— concerning the papers— of the intelligence office. — spoke.— .— On Motion, , had leave & spoke.— suggested an amendment, “3 full years”— or full years”— again referred to the Map . , said he should go against the amendmt.— spoke again.— spoke— should go against the bill till it was qualified— so as not to make it a charter,— thought 5 years little time enough.— Question on amendmet Lost,— moved an amendmet,— moved the bill be recommitted to the & committee & be added to that committee
Mayor resumed his seat.—
Blank Bond of Read.— Mayor suggested the proprietiey of laying aside all aspersions in the council.— Counselor spoke, considered the bond an insult.— moved the Bill be referred to a special committee & referred , & .—
Mayor annoucd [announced] that all difficulties between him & were eternally buried — and he was to be his friend forever. & said he will be his friend forever.— and his right hand man And C. stated that all aspersins which may have been supposed to have been cast on — are a mistake.— tis not so.— Mayor explained at length Respecting what, in substance, he had said at previous councils on the same subject.— C. spoke.— spoke, stating his distraction of mind the past week, glad the difficulties are settled shall be his friend as said before The observations of the mayor before the council on the 5th inst. concerning — were ordered to be stricken from the Minutes & stricken accordingly.—.
Ordinance concerning witness fees, read by .— who explained, Spoke in favor.— , spoke in favor, amendments offered & carried “criminal cases accepted.— also “Jurors” added, Account of $12.00— $10.50,— Josiah Arnold $10.50, , $12.00. read and allowed. Bill for sundry services read & referred to the committee on Claims.
called to the chair— Mayor absent.— committee [p. 45]
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