Minutes, 8 February 1841, Draft

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Colr Joseph Smith again stated that Charter authorised the vacation.—
stated that the Legislature intended the Charter shd Contain power to vacate & that <​it did Vacate the Town Platts &​> he wd oppose laying resolutions on the Table.
Spoke at length, & <​said he​> Considered <​that​> the Charter Vacated the Town Platts of .
Motion for laying on Table withdrawn—
Colr Joseph Smith moved that report be withdrawn— Motion withdrawn.
moved that Committee be at liberty to withdraw Report.— Motion put & carried and
Report withdrawn, with liberty to amend.
Moved & seconded that Col Joseph Smith be appointed to Contract for Survey <​of Canal​>, & to report.—
moved that rules be dispensed with, & to report progress.—
Colr Joseph Smith (Chairman of Committee) read report respecting Spirituous Liquors, Poison, Gunpowder, & &c.
Bill Recd first reading so far as first Division
Second reading— Second Division
Bill read the first time.—
An Ordinance in relation to the City Counsel Council, & other Officers read the second time
A Clause added to 2nd Section
Read a third time, & passed.
Adjourned until this day Week at One oC. afternoon
Sworn in supervisor of Streets—
8th Feby 1841
, Protem [p. 4]
Colr Joseph Smith again stated that Charter authorised the vacation.—
stated that the Legislature intended the Charter shd Contain power to vacate & that it did Vacate the Town Platts & he wd oppose laying resolutions on the Table.
Spoke at length, & said he Considered that the Charter Vacated the Town Platts of .
Motion for laying on Table withdrawn—
Colr Joseph Smith moved that report be withdrawn— Motion withdrawn.
moved that Committee be at liberty to withdraw Report.— Motion put & carried and
Report withdrawn, with liberty to amend.
Moved & seconded that Col Joseph Smith be appointed to Contract for Survey of Canal, & to report.—
moved that rules be dispensed with, & to report progress.—
Colr Joseph Smith (Chairman of Committee) read report respecting Spirituous Liquors, Poison, Gunpowder, & &c.
Bill Recd first reading so far as first Division
Second reading— Second Division
Bill read the first time.—
An Ordinance in relation to the City Council, & other Officers read the second time
A Clause added to 2nd Section
Read a third time, & passed.
Adjourned until this day Week at One oC. afternoon
Sworn in supervisor of Streets—
8th Feby 1841
, Protem [p. 4]
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