Bill from Daniel H. Wells and Others, 31 October 1842

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An Ordinance concerning the Publick Revenue
Sec. 1 Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of that all Lands tenements and hereditaments, situated within the limit of this except such lands as of may be owned by societies or <​the ​> corporation for the purposes of burying ground, church grounds, and grounds for the use of litarary institutions not to exceed ten acres, which are subject to taxation by the Laws of this , And also all personal property of every description except as in is herein after mentioned are herby declared subject to taxation for City purposes A
Sec. 2nd The Recorder is hereby required to obtain from the most correct sources either within this or elsewhere abstracts containing a description of all City Lots and other lands, so as to enable him to make a list of the same and the name of the owner, which list with the name of the owner he shall cause to be made out in the form of a book having sufficient space between the lines to insert the description of subdivision of every lot or tract, and shall keep the same in his office. the aforesaid description of Lots & lands shall be arranged in regular order beginning with the <​lowest number on the​> Original Plat of the City of and and proceed in the same manner with each of the Additions and then the other lands beginning at the south West extremity of the City Limits taking <​notice​> in which ward of the the same may be found
Sec 3d There shall be appointed one Assessor and collector in each Ward of the whose duty it shall [p. 2]
Sec. 2nd The Recorder is hereby required to obtain from the most correct sources either within this or elsewhere abstracts containing a description of all City Lots and other lands, so as to enable him to make a list of the same and the name of the owner, which list with the name of the owner he shall cause to be made out in the form of a book having sufficient space between the lines to insert the description of subdivision of every lot or tract, and shall keep the same in his office. the aforesaid description of Lots & lands shall be arranged in regular order beginning with the lowest number on the Original Plat of the City of and proceed in the same manner with each of the Additions and then the other lands beginning at the south West extremity of the City Limits taking notice in which ward of the the same may be found
Sec 3d There shall be appointed one Assessor and collector in each Ward of the whose duty it shall [p. 2]
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