Special Session. Saturday Dec 16th 1843, 10 oclock A. M.
Names of members called, prayer by , minutes of last council read and approved. was added to the council to supply the place of who was absent, notified and took his seat
The Mayor, Aldermen, and counsellors signed the Memorial to petition congress for redress of Losses.— <officially.—> Memorial Read
Counsellor . on the committee for memorializing Congress for protection, read the Memorial. A suggested an amendment. suggested additions Mayor spoke. C spoke. Mayor spoke in reply. stating we wished to ask the privilege of calling on troops to protect us us in our privileges, which is not unconstitutional,— but lays in the breast of congress.——
spoke.— on legal and constitutional points [p. 25]