Petition from William Nesbitt, 6 December 1842

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To the honble the City Col of the City of .
The Petition of Wm. Nesbitt humby Sheweth/
That Petr erected a Slaughter House in the South West pt of this , near to a lot occupied by , considering it <​one of the​> the most best adapted places in the for that purpose, as it stands on an emmence [immense] sloping towards, & quite contiguous to the , by which means it could be kept quite clean, <​& at all times​> without any <​offinsive​> stench <​or effluvia​> to injure any of the Inhabitants of the , & <​Sheweth​> that & other inhabitants <​lately​> petitioned this Your honble body, & obtained the passage of a law for the <​erection​> regulation & removal of Slaughter Houses within this , by means whereof, Petr will be <​put to consid[era]ble inconvenince &​> receive <​much​> damage & injury in his property <​if sd law is not altered <​repealed​> or amended.​>— Petr Sheweth that <​in case he is permitted to Slaughter in sd House​> he is willing to undertake to keep the same <​continually​> washed out & clean [illegible] after the Slaughter of each <​from time to time after being used for h◊◊d Slaughter. so that​> Beast of the same can bear <​the inspection​> the closest of a Board of Health, or other proper officer of this , in as much as he intends to have a proper way to Convey away all filth into the , from <​by​> which it will pass off instantaneously, by reason of the swift Current which is constantly at that place. & Petr as in duty bound will Pray.—
Decr 6th 1842. [p. [1]]
To the honble the City Col of the City of .
The Petition of Wm. Nesbitt humby Sheweth/
That Petr erected a Slaughter House in the South West pt of this , near to a lot occupied by , considering it one of the best adapted places in the for that purpose, as it stands on an emmence [immense] sloping towards, & quite contiguous to the , by which means it could be kept quite clean, & at all times without any offinsive stench or effluvia to injure any of the Inhabitants of the , & Sheweth that & other inhabitants lately petitioned Your honble body, & obtained the passage of a law for the erection & removal of Slaughter Houses within this , by means whereof, Petr will be put to considerable inconvenince & receive much damage & injury in his property if sd law is not repealed or amended.— Petr Sheweth that in case he is permitted to Slaughter in sd House he is willing to undertake to keep the same continually washed out & clean from time to time after being used for Slaughter. so that the same can bear the inspection of a Board of Health, or other proper officer of this , in as much as he intends to have a proper way to Convey away all filth into the , by which it will pass off instantaneously, by reason of the swift Current which is constantly at that place. & Petr as in duty bound will Pray.—
Decr 6th 1842. [p. [1]]
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