Memorial to the United States Senate and House of Representatives, circa 16 December 1843–12 February 1844, Thomas Bullock First Copy

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herein established; to impose such fines, not exceeeding 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 Counsellors; and apportion them among the several Wards, as may be most just and conducive to the interest of the .
Section 12. To license, tax, and regulate Auctions, Merchants, Retailers, Grocers, Hawkers, Pedlars, Brokers, Pawnbrokers, and Money changers.
Section 13. The City Council shall have exclusive power within the , by ordinance, 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 shall 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.
Section 16. The Mayor and Aldermen shall be conservators of the peace within the limits of said , and shall have all the powers of Justices of the peace therein, both in civil and criminal cases arising under the laws of the : they shall, [p. [11]]
herein established; to impose such fines, not exceeeding 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 Counsellors; and apportion them among the several Wards, as may be most just and conducive to the interest of the .
Section 12. To license, tax, and regulate Auctions, Merchants, Retailers, Grocers, Hawkers, Pedlars, Brokers, Pawnbrokers, and Money changers.
Section 13. The City Council shall have exclusive power within the , by ordinance, 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 shall 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.
Section 16. The Mayor and Aldermen shall be conservators of the peace within the limits of said , and shall have all the powers of Justices of the peace therein, both in civil and criminal cases arising under the laws of the : they shall, [p. [11]]
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