Ordinance, 14 May 1842–C

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An ordinance to amend an ordinance entitled “An Ordinance to regulate Weights & Measures.”
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , that from & after the passage of this ordinance, the following Sums shall be paid to & received by the Weigher and Sealer of the City of for the Duties herein prescribed, that is to say, for rectifying branding & Sealing <​the following articles, to wit all​> Scale Weights <​& Measures of Metal​> Six & one fourth cents each, all Measures of Metal S Wood ten Cents, <​each​> & all Scale Beams & Steelyards twelve & one half Cents each.
which Sums shall be in full heir & satisfaction of the Sums allowed for the like Services, in and by the Ordinance of which this is an Amendment, & it shall not be lawful for the Weigher & Sealer to ask, demand, receive, or take any greater Sum or Sums, or other Compensation for such Services, under the Penalty of Five Dollars for every offence, & to be recovered <​& disposed of​> in like manner as <​are​> other <​small​> Fines & Forfeitures of a like nature.
, Mayor.
<​Sec. passed May 14th. 1842.​>
<​, Recorder.—​> [p. [1]]


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    Signature of John C. Bennett.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of James Sloan.