an ordinance concerning wharfage and for other purposes in read twice, & amended by erasing the word stop, and, <insert> “land” inserted.— the number ten— was erased & fifty added read third time, and Passed. Its Title, An Ordina[n]ce concerning the landing of Steam boats in , passed
was duly appointed wharf master, for one year.
was appointed a committee to wait on Mr. to solicit a block of land on which to build a jail.— A. was added to this committee.
Petition of read for claims as read & refered to committe on claims commite reported favorably,— and the council referred the bill back to the committee,— Comittee reported to allowing 25 dollars,— and the repo[r]t was acceptied, and twenty five dollars was allowed.—
Resolved that the office of city attorny be vacated for the time being, and that the give notice accordingly.
5 oclock P. M Council adjour[n]ed to next thurdy [thursday] 10. A M.—
Thursday December 21— 1843. 12 o clock, Adjourned Council
Names of members called, C. was chosen presidnt protem inmayorsabsence prayer by . Minutes of last council read and approved
The committee appointed to visit concerning a site for a jail Reported that wo would give 3/4[th] of a Lot on parly St or, or 1 Lot on Sidney & Back St for the purpose of building a jail. Deeding the same to the [p. 27]