Ordinance, 1 March 1841–D, Thomas Bullock Copy

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page [1]
image
An Ordinance in relation to public meetings
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That in order to guarantee the Constitutional right of free discussion upon all subjects, the Citizens of this may from time to time peaceably assemble themselves together, for all peaceable or lawful purposes whatever; and should any person be guilty of disturbing or interrupting, any such meeting or assemblage, he shall on conviction thereof before the Mayor or Municipal Court, be considered a disturber of the public peace, and fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or imprisoned not exceeding six months or both at the discretion of said Mayor or Court—
Sec. 2. Should any person be guilty of exciting the people to riot or rebellion or of participating in a mob or any other unlawful riotous or tumultous assemblage of the people, or of refusing to obey any civil officer executing the ordinances of the , or the general Laws of the , or , or of neglecting or refusing to obey, promptly, any military order for the due execution of said Laws or ordinances, he shall on conviction thereof as aforesaid, be fined or imprisoned, or both as aforesaid.
Sec 3. This ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Passed March 1. 1841.
Mayor
— Recorder—
State of Illinois)
City of )
Office of Recorder
I Recorder of the City of do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and perfect copy of the enrolled ordinance now on file in my office
[seal]
Witness my hand and seal of Corporation at the City of this 25th. day of May 1844.
Recorder [p. [1]]
An Ordinance in relation to public meetings
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That in order to guarantee the Constitutional right of free discussion upon all subjects, the Citizens of this may from time to time peaceably assemble themselves together, for all peaceable or lawful purposes whatever; and should any person be guilty of disturbing or interrupting, any such meeting or assemblage, he shall on conviction thereof before the Mayor or Municipal Court, be considered a disturber of the public peace, and fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or imprisoned not exceeding six months or both at the discretion of said Mayor or Court—
Sec. 2. Should any person be guilty of exciting the people to riot or rebellion or of participating in a mob or any other unlawful riotous or tumultous assemblage of the people, or of refusing to obey any civil officer executing the ordinances of the , or the general Laws of the , or , or of neglecting or refusing to obey, promptly, any military order for the due execution of said Laws or ordinances, he shall on conviction thereof as aforesaid, be fined or imprisoned, or both as aforesaid.
Sec 3. This ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Passed March 1. 1841.
Mayor
— Recorder—
State of Illinois)
City of )
Office of Recorder
I Recorder of the City of do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and perfect copy of the enrolled ordinance now on file in my office
[seal]
Witness my hand and seal of Corporation at the City of this 25th. day of May 1844.
Recorder [p. [1]]
Page [1]