Memorial to the United States Senate and House of Representatives, circa 16 December 1843–12 February 1844, Draft

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execute, all such ordinances, not repugnant to the Constitution of the or of this , as they may deem necessary for the peace, benefit, good order, regulations, convenience, and cleanliness, of said ; for the protection of property therein from destruction by fire or otherwise, and for the health and happiness thereof; they shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen by death, resignation, or removal, in any of the offices herein made elective; to fix and establish all the fees of the Officers of said corporation not herein established; to impose such fines, not exceeding one hundred dollars for each offence, as they may deem just; for refusing to accept any office in or under the Corporation, or for misconduct therein; to divide the into Wards; to add to the number of Aldermen and Councillors; and apportion them amoing the several wards, as may be most just and conducive to the interest of the .
Section 12. To license, tax, and regulate Auctions, Merchants, Retailer, Grocers, Hawkers, Pedlars, Brokers, Pawn brokers and Money Changers—
Section 13. The City Council shall have exclusive power within the , by ordinances, to license, regulate and restrain, the keeping of ferries, to regulate the police of the ; to impose fines, forfeitures and penalties, for the breach of any ordinance, and provide for the recovery of such fines and forfeitures, and the enforcement of such penalties, and to pass such ordinances as may be necessary and proper for carrying into the powers specified in this Act; Provided such ordinances are not repugnant to the Constitution of the , or of this : and, in fine, to exercise such other legislative powers as are conferred on the City Council of the City of , by an Act entitled “An Act to incorporate the City of ,” approved February third, one thousand eight hundred and forty.
Section 14. All Ordinances passed by the City Council shall, within one month after they have been passed, be published in some newspaper printed in the , or certified copies thereof be posted up in three of the most public places in the .
Section 15. All ordinances of the may be proven by the seal of the Corporation, and when printed or published in book or pamphlet form, purporting to be printed or published by authority of the Corporation, the same shall be received in evidence in all courts or places without further proof. [p. [18]]
execute, all such ordinances, not repugnant to the Constitution of the or of this , as they may deem necessary for the peace, benefit, good order, regulations, convenience, and cleanliness, of said ; for the protection of property therein from destruction by fire or otherwise, and for the health and happiness thereof; they shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen by death, resignation, or removal, in any of the offices herein made elective; to fix and establish all the fees of the Officers of said corporation not herein established; to impose such fines, not exceeding one hundred dollars for each offence, as they may deem just; for refusing to accept any office in or under the Corporation, or for misconduct therein; to divide the into Wards; to add to the number of Aldermen and Councillors; and apportion them amoing the several wards, as may be most just and conducive to the interest of the .
Section 12. To license, tax, and regulate Auctions, Merchants, Retailer, Grocers, Hawkers, Pedlars, Brokers, Pawn brokers and Money Changers—
Section 13. The City Council shall have exclusive power within the , by ordinances, to license, regulate and restrain, the keeping of ferries, to regulate the police of the ; to impose fines, forfeitures and penalties, for the breach of any ordinance, and provide for the recovery of such fines and forfeitures, and the enforcement of such penalties, and to pass such ordinances as may be necessary and proper for carrying into the powers specified in this Act; Provided such ordinances are not repugnant to the Constitution of the , or of this : and, in fine, to exercise such other legislative powers as are conferred on the City Council of the City of , by an Act entitled “An Act to incorporate the City of ,” approved February third, one thousand eight hundred and forty.
Section 14. All Ordinances passed by the City Council shall, within one month after they have been passed, be published in some newspaper printed in the , or certified copies thereof be posted up in three of the most public places in the .
Section 15. All ordinances of the may be proven by the seal of the Corporation, and when printed or published in book or pamphlet form, purporting to be printed or published by authority of the Corporation, the same shall be received in evidence in all courts or places without further proof. [p. [18]]
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