Minutes, 12 February 1842

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<​Qu/ is this Ordce. to be Posted. Repassed March 5th..—​>
A Bill Was presented entitled an Act <​Ordinance​> to regulate Weights & Measures in the City of , which received the usual Readings, & passed Unanimously, The Title as above.—
An Ordinance regulating Auctions in the City of was presented, & received the usual Readings, & passed Unanimously, by the above Title.—
A Recess of One Hour taken, at 1/2 to One oC.— Called to Order agreeable to adjournment, & opened by Prayer.—
The Committee on the Municipal Law brought forward or reported a Bill respecting Swine, which was read the first Time. It was moved that it be laid on the Table, which was put to Vote, but did not Carry, Rules dispensed with, & Bill read a second Time.—
The Question, whether Bill shall receive a 3rd. reading, was put, & Carried lost.—
spoke in support of the Bill, , spoke against the Bill, unless amended. Colr J. Smith <​The Vice Mayor​> spoke in opposn. to the Bill, in Toto.
Colr. spoke at consid[era]ble length, & did not wish Bill to by carried <​as​> it now stands, neither at this time.—
Colr , moved an Amendment that after the Word Swine, the Words “under twenty five Pounds weight” be inserted.— & spoke in support of it.
The Vice Mayor, spoke against the Amendment.—
Colr. , also spoke agst. the Amendt., & did not wish Bill <​to pass.—​>
spoke respecting what he considered personalities alluded to him.—
The Vice Mayor Spoke in Reply.— [p. 12]
Qu/ is this Ordce. to be Posted. Repassed March 5th..—
A Bill Was presented entitled an Ordinance to regulate Weights & Measures in the City of , which received the usual Readings, & passed Unanimously, The Title as above.—
An Ordinance regulating Auctions in the City of was presented, & received the usual Readings, & passed Unanimously, by the above Title.—
A Recess of One Hour taken, at 1/2 to One oC.— Called to Order agreeable to adjournment, & opened by Prayer.—
The Committee on the Municipal Law brought forward or reported a Bill respecting Swine, which was read the first Time. It was moved that it be laid on the Table, which was put to Vote, but did not Carry, Rules dispensed with, & Bill read a second Time.—
The Question, whether Bill shall receive a 3rd. reading, was put, & lost.—
spoke in support of the Bill, , spoke against the Bill, unless amended. The Vice Mayor spoke in opposn. to the Bill, in Toto.
Colr. spoke at considerable length, & did not wish Bill to by carried as it now stands, neither at this time.—
Colr , moved an Amendment that after the Word Swine, the Words “under twenty five Pounds weight” be inserted.— & spoke in support of it.
The Vice Mayor, spoke against the Amendment.—
Colr. , also spoke agst. the Amendt., & did not wish Bill to pass.—
spoke respecting what he considered personalities alluded to him.—
The Vice Mayor Spoke in Reply.— [p. 12]
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