History Draft [1 January–21 June 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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any wrong impression had gone abroad with regard to the motives of the Council in passing said ordinance,he <​I​> would call the Council immediately that they might have the opportunity of giving any explanation necessary, so that the public might understand the ordinance in its true light. and had <​I have therefore​> called the Council accordingly——
The Mayor <​I​> also referred the lawyers from to the Statute which requires all processes issued in cases of bastardy to be returnable alone to the Justice issuing the same, <​which they doubted until I shewed them the law; when they look’d a little crest fallen and foolish.”​>
After deliberation, an additional section relative to the foregoing ordinance was read three times, and passed by way of Amendment— Sec. 3. -[Here copy said amendment on File]-
Council Adjourned. [p. 2[b]]
any wrong impression had gone abroad with regard to the motives of the Council in passing said ordinance, I would call the Council immediately that they might have the opportunity of giving any explanation necessary, so that the public might understand the ordinance in its true light. I have therefore called the Council accordingly——
I also referred the lawyers from to the Statute which requires all processes issued in cases of bastardy to be returnable alone to the Justice issuing the same, which they doubted until I shewed them the law; when they look’d a little crest fallen and foolish.”
After deliberation, an additional section relative to the foregoing ordinance was read three times, and passed by way of Amendment— Sec. 3. -[Here copy said amendment on File]-
Council Adjourned. [p. 2[b]]
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