Ordinance, 26 September 1842–C, as Published in the Wasp

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An Ordinance to regulate proceedings by and under writs of in the Municipal Court.
Sec. 1. Be it, and it is hereby ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the Municipal Court of said , be and the said Court hereby are, authorized and empowered to issue writs of attachment against all and every person or persons who may commit a contempt of said Court, by disobedience to any writ or order, and to fine to such amount, or imprison for such length of time, or both fine and imprisonment as to them in their discretion may seem proper.
Sec. 2. This Ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Passed Sept. 26, 1842.
, Pres. pro tem.
, Recorder. [p. [3]]