Ordinance, 10 June 1843

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An ordinance to regulate the rates of toll at the Ferry in the City of .
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City 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 Waggon, with contents, and driver,—— $[0].75
Two Horse Waggon, do, do.,—— 1,00
Four Wheel Carriage for 2 or 4 Horses, do, do.,—— 1,50
Two wheel Carriage for 1 Horse, do, do.,—— [0],50
Cart,—— do., do.,—— [0],50
Horse, <​Ass,​> Mule, or Jenny—— [0],25
Foot man <​Passenger​>,—— [0],12½
Horse, <​or​> other animal with Rider—— [0],37½
Oxen per yoke—— [0],25
Every head of Stock one year 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 the public.
Sec. 3. Be it further ordained that the keeper of the Ferry shall at all <​reasonable​> times hours, when Wind and weather will permit, keep his craft of conveyance, and skilful 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 offence.
Presdt., pro, tem.
passed June 10th. 1843.
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