proposed some action be had on said bill,— the petitionrs were respectable.— and if spirits was to be sold the might have the benefit of.— &c— some would have grog.—
C. was opposed to drink shops.— would not have any one licenced.— if the officers would do there [their] duty <there> would be no trouble Mayor said the could do no more, ought to attend <to it.—>
<C> referred to the speech of the Indian in the council chamber.— advising His brethren to drink no strong drink— &c & compared it with the proceeding of the citizens of this
And told the Story of the Devil and the Drunken deacon.— & said said let the speak to all the police. & have them do their duty.— referr[e]d to the boys playing, swimmi[n]g & visiting shops on the sabbath.— and urged the Coun[c]il to rise up again[s]t it. and spoke at considerable length.— on the principles of govenmnt. & good order in the .
A. — referred to an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to regulate, to the sale of spirits.— and spoke against selling spirits by the swill by every one who was disposed to make a picayune urged that the people sustain the Mayor in the exe[r]cise of a whol[e]some opinion on this subject
Mayor said he had granted no licence in the to sell Liquo[r]s [p. 12]