The wished to know who the Petr. is, as he considers it to be .—
It was moved & Seconded, that the Council Act as if the Petn. was on the part of .
It was suggested by some of the Council, that the Petn was not presented upon the part of any particular individual.
Colr. Spoke, & <said he> must know the Petrs Name before he <could act. —>
Colr. spoke to the same Effect.—
signed his Oath & was Sworn,— signed his <oath>.
Moved that the amt of Wages be fixed for the Supervisor of Streets at one Dollar p Day, & it was seconded & Carried accordingly.—
A Bill was presented, that the cause the to appropriate the Road labour on the Sts Ordered to be opened by the <City Col. & other Sts. already opened, as nearly equal as the Condition of said Streets & the Interests of the public may require.—>
spoke & sd he wd not oppose the Bill.
Colr. J. Smith approved of the Bill, & said the was the proper Person to direct the appropriation of labour upon the Streets.— The explained the Duties, & Object intended.
sd he considered it wd Create too much trouble to the to attend to this duty, & wished it fixed so as that Petns shd be presented to the by those who required labour done, that he might be enabled to direct.
Colr. J. Smith again spoke in Support. The again Spoke.
Colr. J Smith again spoke, & Considered the Bill unnecessary, as he considered all such powers are already in the , but if necessary he wd Vote for it.—
sd it required an ordinance to Empower the , as it appears so to him by the Charter.—
Colr. J. Smith sd. <that> after an Ordinance passed to open a Street &c, he then Considered the was in full power to act, & have it Carried into . & that a Street Ordered to be opened, is <can>not be said to be opened until it be properly made passable.
Aldmn. considers the Bill Superfluous.
will be satisfied, if any Gentn. will show him a Law already empowering the . [p. 31]