Petition from Davis McOlney and Others, 8 August 1844

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To the City Council of the City of .
Wheras the citizens of the city of . autherised the city council to organize a city police. for the security of the Lives property and peace of said . and whereas a police was organized and have served the to <​the​> best of their ability under very unfavourable circumstances ever since its organization, up to the present. in consequence of the want of faith in the ability to redeem the scrip that is isued.
And wheras the police have suffered considerable and are now suffering in not being able to realise full value for the scrip. and even able not to pass it at all. for anything that will feed or clothe them we therfore ear[n]estly pray your honerable body to do somthing that will Give the people confidence So that the scrip will pass current among us. we are of the opinion that no man among us who considers our situation will object to paying a tax to meet the wants of the and we therfore hope you will pass some ordenance. at your pressant session that will releave our necessitys and we as in duty bound will ever pray
Augst. 8th. 1844.
Davis McOlney
Howard Egan
John Mackley
Daniel Carn
Josiah Arnold Milo Andrus
Daniel, M, Repsher A M Harmon
L Clark
George W Langley
Saml D Billings
Vernon H. Bruce
T[ruman] R. Barlow
B Benjamin
G. G. Potter
Geo W Clyde
E. J. Sabin
Warren Smith
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To the City Council of the City of .
Wheras the citizens of the city of . autherised the city council to organize a city police. for the security of the Lives property and peace of said . and whereas a police was organized and have served the to the best of their ability under very unfavourable circumstances ever since its organization, up to the present. in consequence of the want of faith in the ability to redeem the scrip that is isued.
And wheras the police have suffered considerable and are now suffering in not being able to realise full value for the scrip. and not to pass it at all. for anything that will feed or clothe them we therfore earnestly pray your honerable body to do somthing that will Give the people confidence So that the scrip will pass current among us. we are of the opinion that no man among us who considers our situation will object to paying a tax to meet the wants of the and we therfore hope you will pass some ordenance. at your pressant session that will releave our necessitys and we as in duty bound will ever pray
Augst. 8th. 1844.
Davis McOlney
Howard Egan
John Mackley
Daniel Carn
Josiah Arnold Milo Andrus
Daniel, M, Repsher A M Harmon
L Clark
George W Langley
Saml D Billings
Vernon H. Bruce
Truman R. Barlow
B Benjamin
G. G. Potter
Geo W Clyde
E. J. Sabin
Warren Smith
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