Ordinance, 16 January 1844–B

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An Ordinance regulating a City Directory and an Intelligence Office
Sec. 1 Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of That shall be authorised to make out a City Directory and also establish an Intelligence Office in this
Sec 2 The said shall make out a complete Directory Stating therein in Alphebetical order the names of any and every householder in said with a convenient and easy reference to his place of residence and business together with his profession or occupation
Sec 3 He shall also keep an office for the purpose of giving Intelligence or information to sell such citizens Strangers or others that may call upon him for that purpose and shall take especial care to obtain from the most authentic scources all information necessary for the benefit of the citizens of said
Sec 4 The said shall be allowed to charge <​receive​> a fee of not exceeding twenty five cents <​from each applicant​> for each information so given as a compensation for his trouble in obtaining such information and for keeping said office
He shall also be allowed the Sole and entire benefit of whatever may be obtained by the use or sale of the <​sd​> City Directory for the space of three years from this the date <​first of april next​>
Sec 5 The said shall procure the printing of the said City Directory so soon as he shall be able to compile the same providing he shall be able to obtain subscribers sufficient to justify the expence
Sec 6th. The said shall furnish the City Council Mayor and City Marshall one copy each of the said City Directory (Providing he shall be able to procure the printing of the same, and also give any and all information in his possession connected with the business of the at all times when called upon for that purpose free of expence
Sec 7 He shall have until the first day of April next to make out and complete the said Directory and shall correct the same and make such additions as may be necessary [p. [1]] annually thereafter between the month of first day of February and the said the first day of April next following— This ordinance to be in force from and after its passage
Last Sec 8 That if the foregoing requisitions are not complied with by the office shall revert back to the City Council
Passed Jan 16, 1844,
Joseph Smith
Mayor
Recorder
 
<​An ordinance Regulating a city directory and an Intelignce office​>
<​Read Jan 16. 1844​>
<​Referred back to the committe and.— — & added to the committee.—​>
<​Passed Jan 16, 1844​>
 
<​Registered page 201​>
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<​City Council Recorder’s filed Janry 21. 1844​> [p. [2]]

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