Minutes, 6 November 1841, Draft

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wished to know the intentions of the Gentn who pas moved the Amendment, as he cd not see his object.
enquired into the nature of the Resoln & its necessity.
The explained,
wished some explination.—
moved that the latter part of the Amendment be struck out, & afterwds withdrew his Motion.—
moved an Amendt., by making it Read “taxable” instead of the word Taxed.— Amendment Carried.—
Committee rose & reported.—
moved, & it was Secd. & Carried, that the Words “to the full amt. contemplated in the Charter” be struck out
asked if his Property was not enhanced in Value since the Charter was Obtained.—
sd. the Farmers on the outside of the who were satisfied, <​& signed​> that a Charter should be obtd, did not then expect that their Farms, & property thereon, wd be Taxed, therefore did not send in a remonstrance, but if they be Taxed, will take remedy for Redress.—
wished to know whether it was intended that the Farmers shd pay Taxes, & wished to hear, the opinion of more of the Colrs on this Subject.—
said the Charter <​having​> being been obtained, <​more than​> doubled the Value of Property in the .—
again spoke, & wished the Lands in the , which have not been laid out in Lots, to be exempt from [p. 37]
wished to know the intentions of the Gentn who moved the Amendment, as he cd not see his object.
enquired into the nature of the Resoln & its necessity.
The explained,
wished some explination.—
moved that the latter part of the Amendment be struck out, & afterwds withdrew his Motion.—
moved an Amendt., by making it Read “taxable” instead of the word Taxed.— Amendment Carried.—
Committee rose & reported.—
moved, & it was Secd. & Carried, that the Words “to the full amt. contemplated in the Charter” be struck out
asked if his Property was not enhanced in Value since the Charter was Obtained.—
sd. the Farmers on the outside of the who were satisfied, & signed that a Charter should be obtd, did not then expect that their Farms, & property thereon, wd be Taxed, therefore did not send in a remonstrance, but if they be Taxed, will take remedy for Redress.—
wished to know whether it was intended that the Farmers shd pay Taxes, & wished to hear, the opinion of more of the Colrs on this Subject.—
said the Charter having been obtained, more than doubled the Value of Property in the .—
again spoke, & wished the Lands in the , which have not been laid out in Lots, to be exempt from [p. 37]
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