The Committee of Municipal laws presented a Bill which went through the usual Readings, & passed into an ordinance, entitled, “An Ordinance in relation to the duties of City Attorney.”
The Committee of Municipal laws presented a Bill concerning a market, which received the usual readings, during the progress of discussion, the Ayes & Noes were taken to ascertain whether the market house (when erected,) should be leased for five years, or three years, the Yeas were 7, <to wit, , , , , , , & ,> for the term of five years, & the Nays two, <to wit, , & > so that the blank was filled up for that term. the Bill passed, entitled, “An Ordinance concerning a market on Main Street.”
presented his resignation of the Office of Alderman, & stated that his name was used, & he was elected without his knowledge, upon which the resignation was received, & accepted.
Genl. was elected by the City Council &c., an Alderman of this , to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of .
Adjourned for forty minutes, for Dinner.
the <city> Recorder, took the Oath of office, administered by .—
The following named persons were sworn to the office hereafter mentioned, “to wit,” Marshal.— also as Market Master,— , , & Lewis Robison, Constables,— Weigher & Sealer.— , Coroner.— by the .
The Committee on finance, brought in a Bill for regulating the Currency, which was read the first time, & ordered to a second reading, & while under discussion, the Council Adjourned until ten oClock A.M. on Saturday next. [p. 9]