Minutes, 14 September 1844

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— said that there is one or two of the police sleeps at his house at nights while he is on watch & I say to them there is my house & my bed for you & also my table is read for them if required
Motioned & seconded that the be a committee of the three <​be​> appointed to confer with the trustees <​of the church​> relative to paying the police
Moved & seconded that & & be the committee appointed for that purpose
speak of the police that it is of natural importance that this body should be kept up & I think if the inhabitants of <​the​> different wards would have meetings in their neighborhoods to see if they would allow themselves for a small tax put on each of them for the purpose of keeping up the police for it is right that these men are sustained & they are willing to go any length for the safety of the
Moved & seconded that the committee of three that was appointed council together for the best means of sustaining the police or of choosing new police
. said all that the is worth nothing & it would be a good plan to see if trustees could donate any things or a piece of land <​or property​> that could be sold for the support of the police
. said that he would like to see the clear of debt & that if the trustees for would donate a piece of property he was willing to give half a lot for the support of the police [p. 47]
— said that there is one or two of the police sleeps at his house at nights while he is on watch & I say to them there is my house & my bed for you & also my table is read for them if required
Motioned & seconded that the be a committee of three be appointed to confer with the trustees of the church relative to paying the police
Moved & seconded that & & be the committee appointed for that purpose
speak of the police that it is of natural importance that this body should be kept up & I think if the inhabitants of the different wards would have meetings in their neighborhoods to see if they would allow themselves for a small tax put on each of them for the purpose of keeping up the police for it is right that these men are sustained & they are willing to go any length for the safety of the
Moved & seconded that the committee of three that was appointed council together for the best means of sustaining the police or of choosing new police
. said all that the is worth nothing & it would be a good plan to see if trustees could donate any things or a piece of land or property that could be sold for the support of the police
. said that he would like to see the clear of debt & that if the trustees would donate a piece of property he was willing to give half a lot for the support of the police [p. 47]
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