Minutes, 30 October 1841, Draft

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Colr. J. Smith spoke in explination of what took place wh at the time he was about to have the Building removed, & said he wd vote against <​the remittance of​> any of the Fines, & will not vote to overturn the verdict of the Twelve Jurors, who may be as sensible Men as any of the City Council. & asked the City Col to not remit the Fine.—
Colr. , said he would not Consent to A remittance of the Fine, & spoke at Considerable length, in acquiescence of punishing to the greatest extent, every Person who will threaten, oppose the Laws, Steal, Murder, or act illegally, in Violation of the Law.
, spoke against a Remittance of the Fine, & that acted to oppose the removal of a Nuisance, & that, with a knowledge that he had bought it, <​after​> with an understanding that it had been declared a Nuisance.
was permitted by the City Council to speak in reply to what has been said on the part of the City Col., & spoke at some length, alledging that the Jury & City Council were prejudiced, & influenced by the heat of Passion &c &c.—
Colr. J. Smith replied, & explained, at length, in Support of the Fine, & in defence of the Characters of the Jury and City Col..
Moved & Seconded & Carried, that the Council adjourn for two Hours.—
Council met purst. to adjournment
& were appointed Counsellors.— & Aldermen, High Constable in the place of .— & the Freedom of the Conferred upon , & .— [p. 29]
Colr. J. Smith spoke in explination of what took place at the time he was about to have the Building removed, & said he wd vote against the remittance of any of the Fines, & will not vote to overturn the verdict of the Twelve Jurors, who may be as sensible Men as any of the City Council. & asked the City Col to not remit the Fine.—
Colr. , said he would not Consent to A remittance of the Fine, & spoke at Considerable length, in acquiescence of punishing to the greatest extent, every Person who will threaten, oppose the Laws, Steal, Murder, or act illegally, in Violation of the Law.
, spoke against a Remittance of the Fine, & that acted to oppose the removal of a Nuisance, & that, with a knowledge that he had bought it, after that it had been declared a Nuisance.
was permitted by the City Council to speak in reply to what has been said on the part of the City Col., & spoke at some length, alledging that the Jury & City Council were prejudiced, & influenced by the heat of Passion &c &c.—
Colr. J. Smith replied, & explained, at length, in Support of the Fine, & in defence of the Characters of the Jury and City Col..
Moved Seconded & Carried, that the Council adjourn for two Hours.—
Council met purst. to adjournment
& were appointed Counsellors.— & Aldermen, High Constable in the place of .— & the Freedom of the Conferred upon , & .— [p. 29]
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