Bill from William W. Phelps, 14 October 1843

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An ordinance concerning the measure of <​stone​> Coal and Lime:
1. Sec 1 Be it ordained by the city council of the city of , that the Inspector of weights and measures in said is hereby authorozed and directed to construct a measure for the measurment of stone coal, which, as near as may be shall contain eighty pounds <​to the bushel,​> as a standard by which other measurs may be guaged.
Sec 2 And be <​it​> further ordained that the said Inspector of weights and measures as authorized and directed to furnish a round or square measure as a stand as for measuring Lime, which <​shall​> not be more than fifteen Inches in depth, to contain a bushel.
Sec. 3 and be it further ordained that as soon as these standards shall be ready which shall be within [blank] days it shall not be Lawful to dispose of stone coal or Lime, <​in this ​> under a penalty of five dollars for each offence, without measuring the same in a Legal measure as above directed. [p. [1]]
An ordinance concerning the measure of stone Coal and Lime:
Sec 1 Be it ordained by the city council of the city of , that the Inspector of weights and measures in said is hereby authorozed and directed to construct a measure for the measurment of stone coal, which, as near as may be shall contain eighty pounds to the bushel, as a standard by which other measurs may be guaged.
Sec 2 And be it further ordained that the said Inspector of weights and measures as authorized and directed to furnish a round or square measure as a stand as for measuring Lime, which shall not be more than fifteen Inches in depth, to contain a bushel.
Sec. 3 and be it further ordained that as soon as these standards shall be ready which shall be within [blank] days it shall not be Lawful to dispose of stone coal or Lime, in this under a penalty of five dollars for each offence, without measuring the same in a Legal measure as above directed. [p. [1]]
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