Ordinance, 12 December 1843–B, Copy

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An Ordinance for selecting for forty policemen and for other purposes.
Sec 1 Be it ordained by the city council of the city of , that the Mayor of said be and he is hereby authorized to select, and have in readiness for all <​every​> emergency, <​forty policemen​> and to be at his disposal in maintain[in]g the peace and dignity of the citizens, and enforcing the ordinances of the said ; for ferreting out thieves and bringing them to justice and to act <​as daily and nightly​> as watchmen and be under the pay of said .
<​Pas[s]ed Dec 12 December 12— 1843​> [p. [1]]
December 12. 1843
An Ordinance for selecting 40 men as Policemen and for further purposes [p. [2]]


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    Endorsement in handwriting of Willard Richards.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Thomas Bullock.