Bill from William Law and Others, circa 30 January 1843

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An Ordinance in relation to Interments.
Sec. 1.— Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that all Graves for the interment of human Bodies in the burying ground or grounds belonging to the City of , shall be dug fully six feet deep from the surface, and in covering the same it shall be left well filled, <​and raised​> up, and rounded upon the top, and the Sexton <​shall​> receive <​the sum of one Dollar & fifty Cents <​the sum of Two Dollars​>​> for digging the grave <​& interring the Body​> of every graves Person, <​over the age of twelve years​> and the sum of one Dollar for the like services for each Person not more than twelve years of age, and shall keep a regular record thereof in a Book set apart for that purpose, as hereinafter set forth.
Sec. 2. All Any Persons who have has not procured a lot or place in the burying ground <​or gro​>, and who wishes to dig <​one or <​a​> more​> a grave, & inter <​Bodies​> Persons therein without the assistance of the Sexton, shall call upon the Sexton, whose <​study it shall be to​> hereby required to go and point out the place where such interment shall be made, for which he shall receive the sum of twenty five Cents.
Sec. 3. Any Person having a lot or place in the burying Ground may [p. [1]]
An Ordinance in relation to Interments.
Sec. 1.— Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that all Graves for the interment of human Bodies in the burying ground or grounds belonging to the City of , shall be dug fully six feet deep from the surface, and in covering the same it shall be left well filled, raised up, and rounded upon the top, and the Sexton shall receive the sum of Two Dollars for digging the grave & interring the Body of every Person, , and shall keep a regular record thereof in a Book set apart for that purpose, as hereinafter set forth.
Sec. 2. Any Person who has not procured a lot or place in the burying ground , and who wishes to dig a grave, & inter therein without the assistance of the Sexton, shall call upon the Sexton, whose study it shall be to point out the place where such interment shall be made, for which he shall receive the sum of twenty five Cents.
Sec. 3. Any Person having a lot or place in the burying Ground may [p. [1]]
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