History, 1838–1856, volume E-1 [1 July 1843–30 April 1844]

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  • Historical Introduction
Page 1905
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<​March 5​> said that if Water Street extended round the city then had been constructing a nuisance.
Mayor spoke in explanation, and said, that said if the would make a wharf, he would give up what he had done.
Coun. said, he wished the Mayor to execute the law of the .
Coun. concurred.
Coun. proposed that Water Street be worked the whole length.
said ‘I go in for executing the laws of the
stated that Morrison said he had a bond for a deed to low water mark, and the could not take his personal rights, and he objected to the boats paying wharfage—
Coun. said if or Morrison or any one else has built wharf <​wharves​> since that Street was laid out, they could get no damage.
Coun. , considered the ordinance passed, good and <​it​> ought to be enforced.
Coun. believed it was our duty to stand up to the ordinances.
Motioned by that the city Council instruct the Mayor, to order the supervisor to open Water Street from Joseph Smith’s North, to the North line of the .
approved of the motion, that the road might be cleared from rafts— and the rafts might also pay license.
said the upper stone house was in the street.
Mayor said that was the greatest nuisance there was in the street.
Coun. was in favor.
Motion carried unanimously.
The having refused to issue commissions to the Aldermen elect of the , inquired who were Aldermen.
The Mayor explained, that if the refuses to grant a commission it does not disqualify the officer elect from acting in his office, consequently there is no virtue in the commission, but the virtue of the office consists in the election.
thought they were Aldermen all the time, or none of the time.
Mayor said he wanted all the Aldermen to be added to the city Council. [HC 6:235]
said he considered the election made the Aldermen and not the commission.
Mayor said if he had been elected Alderman, and filed his bonds he would act as Counseler and Magistrate.”
sent a Memorial to the Governor, Senate and [p. 1905]
March 5 said that if Water Street extended round the city then had been constructing a nuisance.
Mayor spoke in explanation, and said, that said if the would make a wharf, he would give up what he had done.
Coun. said, he wished the Mayor to execute the law of the .
Coun. concurred.
Coun. proposed that Water Street be worked the whole length.
said ‘I go in for executing the laws of the
stated that Morrison said he had a bond for a deed to low water mark, and the could not take his personal rights, and he objected to the boats paying wharfage—
Coun. said if or Morrison or any one else has built wharves since that Street was laid out, they could get no damage.
Coun. , considered the ordinance passed, good and it ought to be enforced.
Coun. believed it was our duty to stand up to the ordinances.
Motioned by that the city Council instruct the Mayor, to order the supervisor to open Water Street from Joseph Smith’s North, to the North line of the .
approved of the motion, that the road might be cleared from rafts— and the rafts might also pay license.
said the upper stone house was in the street.
Mayor said that was the greatest nuisance there was in the street.
Coun. was in favor.
Motion carried unanimously.
The having refused to issue commissions to the Aldermen elect of the , inquired who were Aldermen.
The Mayor explained, that if the refuses to grant a commission it does not disqualify the officer elect from acting in his office, consequently there is no virtue in the commission, but the virtue of the office consists in the election.
thought they were Aldermen all the time, or none of the time.
Mayor said he wanted all the Aldermen to be added to the city Council. [HC 6:235]
said he considered the election made the Aldermen and not the commission.
Mayor said if he had been elected Alderman, and filed his bonds he would act as Counseler and Magistrate.”
sent a Memorial to the Governor, Senate and [p. 1905]
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