Petition from James Sloan, 6 November 1841

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To the Honorable The , Aldermen, & Counsellors Composing the City Council of the City of .—
The Petition of .
Humbly Sheweth/
That your Honorable Body were graciously pleased to appoint to the office of Recorder of this , in which Situation has acted according to the best of his abilities <​at all times​> since the time of his appointment, but has not as yet received any Desk, Books, or Stationary of any kind from your Honorable Body, wherein or whereby to make & keep accurate Records of the Ordinances & proceedings of your honorable Body, & preserve them in safety, besides wishes to be informed by your Honble <​Body​> in what manner he shall be required to keep said Records, so as to Conform to the City Charter in that respect, & as in duty Bound. Will Pray,
, Ills., Novr 6th. 1841.
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Novr 6th 1841. Petn of Recorder
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    Docket in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of John C. Bennett.