Bill from William W. Phelps, circa 10 June 1843

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An ordinance to regulate the rates of toll at the Ferry in the city of .
<​Council​> Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the city counsel council of the city of , That from and after the passage of this ordinance, the following shall be the rates of toll for crossing the at the city of , viz:—
one horse wagon <​& Horse​>, and <​with​> contents, <​& driver​> $[0].75
Two horse wagon <​& Horses​> d[itt]o <​do​> 1[.]00
Four wheel carriage for 2 <​or​> 4 horses, <​do do​> 1[.]25 1[.]50
<​Two Wheel Carriage—— for 1—— horse—— do do​> <​[0.]50​>
Cart. " <​do do​> [0.]50
<​Ass​> Horse <​Ass​> mule or Jenny—— [0.]25
Footman Passenger—— [0.]12½
<​or​> horse <​or​> and other animal with rider [0.]37½
Oxen per yoke [0.]25
Every head of stock one yr old [0.]18¾
Under one year, and sheep, Hogs, &c [0.0]6¼
Whatever is not <​herein​> specified, <​shall be​> calculated by agreement.
Sec 2. Be it further ordained that there shall be a list of the above rates of toll posted up at a conspicuous place at the Ferry and boats, <​of the Ferry,​> for the benefit of passengers the public
Sec 3 Be it further ordained that the keeper of the Ferry shall at all times, <​reasonable hours​> when wind and weather will permit, keep his craft of conveyance, and skillful hands to manage the same, ready for the conveyance of passengers and effects, under a penalty of <​fifteen​> dollars, to be recovered before any competent authority<​, for each offense.​>
<​Presdt pro tem.​>
 
<​passed June 10th. 1843.—​>
<​, Recorder​> [p. [1]]
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Footnotes

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    All insertions, unless otherwise specified, are in the handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of William W. Phelps.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of William W. Phelps.  

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    Signature of John Taylor.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of James Sloan.