Minutes, 8 June 1844

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did not want to do any thing to create quarrel among men<​&​> through thought the police might bring up the ordinances of the without fee or reward.—
Mayor. asked if
Mayor queried
Explained—
argued his motion that a house div[id]ed house against itself cannot stand.— & drunkard will betray each other
— moved th[a]t the petition— of W G. Wilson & others be laid on the table and the police be inst[r]ucted to watch the house & see learn if the ordinace be broken—
Mayor suggested. that there might be a mistake about the Upper stone house being
Petition order[e]d to be laid on th[e] table forever
John S. Higbee— $$38.00. read referd to Com. on claims
Petition of &. 4 oth[ers] read. referrd to the Mayor
An ordinanc[e] conce[r]ning the City Attorney and his duties, read— twice.—
objected to 3d Section— thought.
— concured with that complainant ought not to. be compelled to pay for council
Mayor. concurred.— and spoke at length.
spoke.— in concurren[c]e
Mayor Suggested.— that. a bill be got up to give a portion of the fine to the complint [complainant]— a potin [portion] to council. <​the Attorny.​> & the rest to the .—
— Explained.—
Mayor called to the chair.—
Mayor remarked the Attorny might have the privilege of occupying the Mayors office.— and suggest[e]d that 1/3 fine go to Attorny 1/3 to complint 1/3 to .— so far as the Mayor has had to.— to be complanant. witness. mayor— & every thing else
— spoke.—
.— explaind.—
<​3d Section was Erased and a new one inserted.—​>
Mayor moved that the rules be dispensed with & th[e] bill pass
Pass.— Carrid— Satisfid with Title {An Ordinance concerning the City Attorney and his duties, [p. 16]
did not want to do any thing to create quarrel among men& thought the police might bring up the ordinances of the without fee or reward.—
Mayor queried
Explained—
argued his motion that a house divided against itself cannot stand.— & drunkard will betray each other
— moved that the petition— of W G. Wilson & others be laid on the table and the police be instructed to watch the house & learn if the ordinace be broken—
Mayor suggested. that there might be a mistake about the Upper stone house being
Petition ordered to be laid on the table forever
John S. Higbee— $$38.00. read referd to Com. on claims
Petition of &. 4 others read. referrd to the Mayor
An ordinance concerning the City Attorney and his duties, read— twice.—
objected to 3d Section—
— concured with that complainant ought not to. be compelled to pay for council
Mayor. concurred.— and spoke at length.
spoke.— in concurrence
Mayor Suggested.— that. a bill be got up to give a portion of the fine to the complint [complainant]— a potin [portion] to the Attorny. & the rest to the .—
— Explained.—
Mayor called to the chair.—
Mayor remarked the Attorny might have the privilege of occupying the Mayors office.— and suggested that 1/3 fine go to Attorny 1/3 to complint 1/3 to .— so as the Mayor has had to.— be complanant. witness. mayor— & every thing else
— spoke.—
.— explaind.—
3d Section was Erased and a new one inserted.—
Mayor moved that the rules be dispensed with & the bill pass
Carrid— Satisfid with Title {An Ordinance concerning the City Attorney and his duties, [p. 16]
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