Bill from Orson Pratt, 25 October 1842–A

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An ordinance respecting absent members
<​Sec 1.​> Be it ordained by the city council of the city of that in case a less number than a quorum of the city council shall convene they are hereby authorized to send the Marshall or any other person or persons by them authorized for any or all absent <​Member or​> members, as the majority of such members present shall agree, <​who shall take him <​or them​> into his custody or their custody & bring him or them forthwith before The council​> at the expense of such absent <​Member or​> members, respectively, unless such excuse for non-attendance shall be made as the council, when a quorum is convened, shall judge sufficient; and, in that case, the expense shall be paid out of the city treasury. and this ordinance shall be in force from and after its passage
Sec 2. That the same fees be allowed the city marshall or other persons employed by the City Council as as awarded to the city marshal for like services & that they shall be collected in a similar manner to as all fines and are of a similar kind.
Sec 3 This ordinance shall <​take effect &​> be in force from & after its passage.
 
<​passed Oct 25th 1842.​> [p. [1]]
<​referred to , , & .​>
 
Draft Ordinance respecting absent Members. [p. [2]]

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