Ordinance, 16 December 1843–B

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An Ordinance concerning the Landing of Steam Boats in .
Sec 1 Be it ordained by the city council of the City of that hereafter every Steam Boat, ascending or descending the , which shall land within the limits of said , to discharge freight or passenger, or to take on freight or passenger, shall pay to the Wharf Master one dollar, as Tax for the use and benefit of said ; and said wharf Master who shall annually be appointed by the said council, shall give a Bond with se[c]urity of two hundred dollars to the Recorder, and be sworn for the faithful performance of his duty, and shall make quarterly returns to the Treasury of all moneys collected, retaining fifty per cent for collecting the first year
Sec 2 And be it further ordained, that in case of refusal of any Steam Boat to pay said charge, to Said wharf Master is hereby empowered to seize said boat, or a sufficient quantity of her furniture or tackle and expose it for [p. 196]
An Ordinance concerning the Landing of Steam Boats in .
Sec 1 Be it ordained by the city council of the City of that hereafter every Steam Boat, ascending or descending the , which shall land within the limits of said , to discharge freight or passenger, or to take on freight or passenger, shall pay to the Wharf Master one dollar, as Tax for the use and benefit of said ; and said wharf Master who shall annually be appointed by the said council, shall give a Bond with security of two hundred dollars to the Recorder, and be sworn for the faithful performance of his duty, and shall make quarterly returns to the Treasury of all moneys collected, retaining fifty per cent for collecting the first year
Sec 2 And be it further ordained, that in case of refusal of any Steam Boat to pay said charge, Said wharf Master is hereby empowered to seize said boat, or a sufficient quantity of her furniture or tackle and expose it for [p. 196]
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