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Ordinances and resolutions [translation], 1832

A Library volunteer prepared these pages from three notebooks of handwritten translations made by WPA workers from the original manuscript records. We believe that those same notebooks were also used by the WPA to prepare a portion of the January 11-December 19 volume of the typewritten translation subseries II.

Session Of Wednesday, January 11, 1832

A.R. 56

RESOLVED that Mr. Eugene Macarty is and remains accepted as -- Mr. B. Montreuil's - cabarets, inns, etc. Tax Collector - security; and Mr. Fouche' Cougat & Mrs. Widow ???? securities for Mr. Louis Gere City Comptroller

Approved January 12, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that Mr. Joseph Butler is and remains authorized to have $25.00 per month paid to Mr. Constantin Reisler, provided said; Mr. Constantin Reisler agrees to keep the Ste. Marie Faubourg Market always absolutely clean and that he shall supply the rooms and other necessary utensils used for that purpose.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that Mr. Joseph Butler is and remains accepted as Mr. Luke Hill's ___(purchaser of the Ste. Marie's Faubourg Farm)___endorser.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that the mayor is and remains authorized to purchase the oil necessary for illuminating the City for a year.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that the mayor is and remains authorized to pay to Mr. Edward Livingston the amount of the expenses he made towards the various copies of surveys attached to the docket in the United States vs. the Corporation suit in the United States Supreme Court. RESOLVED that said Mr. Livingstone shall be reimbursed all sums he advanced in said lawsuit.

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 2)

RESOLVED that Mr. Reynes shall and be allowed to put up a bridge on the Public Highway opposite the saw mill he is building on his property. The City Surveyor shall supervise this work, according to the draught he gave to the City Council and which shall remain in the City Council Archives.

Approved January 17, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that the mayor is authorized to have $2,233.81 paid to Messrs. T. Hagan & Co., Mr. T. P. McGilly ????'s agents, amount from the auction sale of merchandise left on the levee, violating the Ordinances.

RESOLVED furthermore, that hereafter whenever the City Comptrollers shall remit to the owners of such things the amount from auction sale of items left on the levee in violation of Ordinances; he shall exact from them should he not know them a letter of recommendation signed by a well-known citizen; before he makes such remittances.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that hereafter the mayor is authorized to pay $20.00 per month to Mr. Beck instead of $15.00 for the rent of a house used by the Guard Corps in Faubourg Lacourse.

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 3)

RESOLVED that the owner residents of lots of ground opposite the levee between Mandeville & Enghien streets are and remain permitted to pave Levee Street in the above mentioned limits and that they should have all the privileges and advantages which articles 3 & 6 of the 1827 Ordinance relative to the paving the City's and the Faubourg's streets that New Orleans have.

Approved January 17, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that the note book sent to the Legislature in the Corporation's name by a committee made up of Messrs. Dixon, Blane & Lalande by virtue of a last December 3 resolution is and remains approved by the Council.

Approved January 14, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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Help Record

1st District

To Mr. Preval for an unfortunate woman $5.00

Mrs. Paul Gervasse $3.00

Fanchonette Sulder $3.00

Widow Bertel $10.00

Gayarre' $7.00

Mrs. Tournay $10.00

Mrs. Grand $7.00

2nd District

Mrs. Chatard $10.00

(Pg. 4)

Miss Gaille $10.00

Widow Barrant $10.00

N. Hubert $4.00

Therese Chauvel $4.00

3rd District

To Mr. Preval for an unfortunate woman $4.00

M. Grecorre de Lamia $5.00

Mrs. Widow Coeur de Roi $5.00

Mrs. Widow Desportes $5.00

Mrs. Widow Metayes $5.00

Mrs. Widow Frederic $5.00

Jeanne F. C. W. $5.00

4th District

To Mr. Preval for an unfortunate woman $2.00

Widow Chevalier $4.00

Marie Louise $3.00

Widow Ruate $4.00

M. Beaumont $3.00

M. Jacques $3.00

M. Dominque $4.00

Barrios $4.00

Miss Bonne $3.00

Constance Rivale $3.00

Widow Dandade $4.00

Widow Richardson $3.00

Gonzalez $4.00

M. Ramon $3.00

M. Rousseau $3.00

Widow Gaye $4.00

M. Manuel $3.00

M. Alexander $3.00

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M. Domingo $4.00

M. Turpeau $3.00

M. Dancy $4.00

M. Sarazin $4.00

Widow Sanchez $4.00

Mrs. Thre. Merland $5.00

Mrs. Thomas Campo $5.00

5th District

To Mr. Preval for an unfortunate woman $6.00

Mr. Phelin $6.00

Chabat $6.00

Mrs. Widow Ray $6.00

Mrs. Widow Marcel for an Orphan $6.00

Pierre Manceau $5.00

Mrs. Widow Viar $4.00

Mrs. Widow Veron $4.00

Mrs. Widow Leragne $4.00

Miss Henriette Delfosse $4.00

Miss Manette ???? $4.00

Mr. Pierre Richet $4.00

Mrs. Catoire $3.00

Mrs. Widow Fremo $4.00

Mrs. Widow Hafera $4.00

Mrs. Antoine Ramray $3.00

Mrs. Widow Peradot $3.00

Mr. Pierre Catoire for an orphan $3.00

Widow Huit $4.00

Mrs. Paul Gavache $4.00

Mrs. Guesnon for an orphan $4.00

Adeline Darcantel $3.00

Mrs. Widow Constantin $3.00

Charlotte $3.00

Mr. Juan Capao $3.00

Fanchonette Dessides $4.00

Jacques Levegne Children $4.00

Mrs. Casanova $4.00

Mr. Francis Prima $4.00

Mrs. Widow Astin $4.00

Mrs. Ramires $4.00

Widow Patron $4.00

Mrs. Widow Carvin $4.00

Mrs. Widow Pepe' $4.00

Mrs. Widow Anglade $4.00

Mrs. Widow Petra Miner $6.00

Adelina Berthe for an orphan $4.00

Mrs. Monsagaray $4.00

Mrs. Widow Nicholls $4.00

Clarice Don Juan $4.00

Catherine Miro $4.00

Mrs. Widow Fleuri $4.00

6th District

To Mr. Preval for an unfortunate woman $5.00

Mrs. Sarazin $5.00

Mrs. Francis $5.00

Mrs. Gearge $5.00

Miss Lucy $5.00

Mrs. Helson $5.00

Cadet Labadie $5.00

Mrs. Lalune $3.00

7th District

To Mr. Preval for an unfortunate woman $5.00

Widow Gutten Berger $5.00

Widow Laplante $5.00

Widow Duvernay $5.00

Widow Smith $5.00

Mr. Jackson $5.00

8th District

(Pg. 7)

To Mr. Preval for an unfortunate woman $3.00

C. Genois, Recorder

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Session of Wednesday, January 18, 1832

A. R. 56

Mr. Felix de Armas has been duly elected Corporation Notary.

Approved January 19, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that Mr. John Dooker is authorized to use the Square between Canal, Magazine, Common & Tchoupitoulas streets, or that on Circus Square, to demonstrate for three months pleasure carriages on Glider roads.

Approved January, 19, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that the Mayor is and remains authorized to remit to the two last Corporation 1831 notes, or their equivalent should that have been paid to the canoe's farmer.

Approved January 19, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 8)

RESOLVED that to decide the Marigny Faubourg levee's width, and to facilitate the shell paving, a curb and gutter stones border - upheld by a paved support four feet wide from Elysian Fields Street to Enghein Street included, shall be put up and for transportation's convenience said border shall be extended to its junction with the highway from Barracks Street. RESOLVED that a shell paved road forty feet wide shall border said extension to the above mentioned highway.

C. Genois, Recorder

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Ordinance Concerning Private Carts Numbering

The City Council ordains the following:

Article 1st

Hereafter any person owning one or several carts or drays for private use and not subject to pay a Corporation license shall get a number registered at the Mayor atty.; said number shall be painted in oil, white, on a black ground, on a tin plaque, which shall be placed obviously on carts or drays, and shall be registered mentioning the name of their owners.

Article 2

Any person to whom a number shall have been given as above mentioned, shall pay .50 per number registered and delivered by the official appointed by the Mayor. Any person writing the above mentioned limits who shall neglect or refuse to conform to the present Ordinance's dispositions shall pay a fine not exceeding $25.00 for each violation.

Article 3

The Tax Collector on carts, carriages, etc. shall see that the preceding dispositions shall be carried out and his salary is and remains fixed to 10% of the taxes he has collected on carts, drays, etc.

Article 4

All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances adverse to the preceding dispositions are and remain repealed.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that Mr. B. Montreuil's collection of cabarets, inns etc. taxes for 1831 are and remain approved an that their securities for said year are and remain cancelled.

Approved January 19, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that hereafter no free licenses shall be granted and that $30.00 are and remain granted to the persons whose names follow for the purpose of helping them to pay peddlers' licenses. RESOLVED furthermore that hereafter the same action shall be used towards anyone petitioning the Council for free licenses provided however that it shall be ascertained that they are truly deserving such.

RESOLVED that the hereafter mentioned persons shall receive the above mentioned indemnity:

Pertonille H. Jean

Pauline Frouby, f. d. c. l.

T. B. Debuc

Catherine Godof

Victoire Champiaux

???? Belmont

Antoinette Gilbert

Mrs. Ambroise

Sanibe Reynold

Paul Gaulet

Maria Acori

Marie Jacques Vassale

Rosalie ????

Emilie Belisse

Thiat

Joseph Avril

Jeanne Duharlay

F. L. Petard

Widow Coeur de Roi

Francisco Diaz

Placide Bueno

T. Damery

Sabino Jiminez

Desire' Carcassone

Philips Cale

Bonito Ferres

Simon Petavin

Medie' Daviau

Paignon Guichard

Pierre Pinet

Manual Creci

Moses Plumer

Pigeon

Daniel Clements

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C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 10)

RESOLVED that the mayor shall have $300.00 paid to Mr. George Weiss, on account on his contract for the inscription of names on streets.

Approved January 19, 1832,

C. Genois, Recorder

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1st District

Mrs. Linch $4.00

2nd District

Mrs. Linch $5.00

3rd District

Widow Frederich $5.00

Marie Noel Bion $5.00

Widow Carmeaux $5.00

Widow Peridot $5.00

Widow Mercier $5.00

Catherine ????? $5.00

Daumas $5.00

Widow Millefunt $5.00

Widow Tanchon $5.00

Mrs. Linch $3.00

4th District

Mrs. Linch $6.00

5th District

Mrs. Carrin $6.00

6th District

Mrs. Dehince $5.00

Mrs. Domingue $5.00

Mrs. Linch $2.00

7th District

Widow Jourdan $5.00

Widow White $5.00

Mrs. A. C. Cressy $5.00

G. W. Stringer $5.00

Jno. B. Griffin $5.00

Ronff $5.00

Widow Mele $3.00

Widow Sponn $5.00

Mrs. Linch $5.00

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 11)

Session of Wednesday, January 25, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED that the carts and drays not paying taxes shall be numbered in Arabic Characters; and so as to distinguish them from those paying a license their numbers shall be painted red on a white background.

C. Genois, Recorder

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Ordinance Supplementary To The February 17, 1829 Ordinance relative to Barges, Lighters and other Boats.

The City Council ordains the following:

Article 1st

The boats usually on long trips and who are in the coast line trade only temporarily shall hereafter pay per trip along the coast $8.00 levee tax on their trip back should they be schooners, $10.00 for ???? over one hundred tons. A collector appointed by the Corporation shall collect these.

Article 2nd

The preceding article shall not apply to the ships leaving the port to go to be loaded on the plantations; these shall pay taxes imposed by the above mentioned Ordinance. Any Ordinance to the preceding is and remains repealed.

Approved January 27, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 12)

RESOLVED that Mr. Mead is and remains authorized to move his menagerie on the Square opposite the levee between Canal & Common Street and to fence it in ???? provided that this permission is only granted for three months.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that hereafter the stall salesmen and peddlers who shall hold licenses to sell on the levee shall only be allowed to do so on Sundays and holidays; however they shall not encumber or inconvenience the highway.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED that the mayor is and remains authorized to have paid to Mr. Terence Kernan the price for the paving stones left on the levee and put into the Corporation stock yard, according to said stones' estimate made by the City Surveyor.

C. Genois, Recorder

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Help Record

1st District

Fanchonette Salvez 5.00

Mrs. Larogne $10.00

Frans. Renaud $5.00

3rd District

Widow St. Ceran $5.00

Maria Gonzalez $5.00

Widow Girardin $5.00

Frans. Renaud $10.00

4th District

Miss Hogan $6.00

Franc. Renaud $10.00

Mrs. Pepe $4.00

(Pg. 13)

5th District

Mr. Lassus $4.00

Hennette Baptiste free negress $5.00

Frank Renaud $10.00

6th District

Mr. Houston $5.00

7th District

Frans Renaud $5.00

Widow Albaune $5.00

Widow Elizabeth Siennard $5.00

Frans. Renaud $5.00

8th District

Frans. Renaud $5.00

3rd District

Mrs. Widow Carmaux 1/2 cord of wood

C. Genois, Recorder

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Session of February 10, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that a three member City Council Committee shall be appointed to confer with a Committee from the Legislature, relative to the secular anniversary of Washington on the 22nd instant. Said Committee is and remains authorized to take with the Mayor all necessary steps to celebrate that national holiday. Messrs. Dixon, Blanc and Taby have been appointed to this Committee

C. Genois, Recorder

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Help Record

1st District

Widow Bertel $10.00

Widow Gayarre' blind $7.00

Mrs. Tourney $7.00

Mrs. Grundy $7.00

Mrs. Paul Gavasse $5.00

Mrs. Henri & Daughter $10.00

6th District

Mrs. Martelli $5.00

Mrs. George $5.00

Mrs. Francois $5.00

Mrs. Bernard $5.00

Mrs. Lucarty Ernts $10.00

C. Genois, Recorder

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Session of February 15, 1832

A. R. 56

Mr. T. J. Joans has been duly elected Corporation Printer for a year. Said printer shall deliver 250 copies of the ordinance ordained during the year, in French and in English; and he shall conform to the obligations these impose.

Approved, February 20, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the treasurer's accounts for the year 1821, are and remain approved; and that his securities for that year are cancelled.

RESOLVED, furthermore said Treasurer's general account, for above mentioned year, shall be published.

Approved February 20, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have adjudged to the lowest contractor the contract for the building of bridges to be built, or rebuilt in the 8th District, including the necessary materials, said bridges shall be put up by city workmen.

RESOLVED, furthermore that the Mayor shall have the present Ordinance published, and that said auctions shall be held twelve days after its passage.

Approved February 22, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that lights shall be placed at the following places, to wit:

One at the corner of Hevia & Circus streets

One at the corner of Poydras & St. Peters streets

One at the corner of Hevia & St. Paul streets.

RESOLVED, furthermore that lights shall be put over Gravier Canal at hereafter mentioned places,

Two on Circus Street

Two on St. John Street

Two on St. Paul Street

Two on St. Peter Street

The Mayor is requested to have the above mentioned work done as soon as possible.

RESOLVED, furthermore that a light shall be placed immediately at the junction of Royal and Orleans Street.

Approved February 20, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the plan of division into streets and blocks of a portion of ground in the lower part of the city, for the purpose of extending Washington Faubourg, belonging to Mr. Charles Lesseps; and the plan of division into streets and blocks of a property on Bayou Road belonging to Jn. Griffon, Suzette and Odile Griffon, shall be approved and adopted provided however that said plans shall be approved, signed and dated by the City Surveyor; and that they shall remain in the City Council archives.

C. Genois, Recorder

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Help Record

2nd District

Mr. Chartard $10.00

Miss Gaille $10.00

Widow Borzant $10.00

M. Hubert $4.00

Therese Chamat $4.00

Elizabeth Dulittes $4.00

3rd District

Wme. Millefunt $5.00

Widow Frederic $5.00

Gregoire de la Lama $5.00

Widow Couer de Roi $5.00

Mrs. Desporte $5.00

Widow Mettoyer $5.00

Widow Carmaux $5.00

4th District

Merland $5.00

Widow Thomas Campo $5.00

Baptiste Chabland $10.00

Mrs. Hagan $6.00

Mrs. Sarazin $4.00

Mr. Felin $5.00

Chabot $5.00

Mrs. Widow Ray $5.00

Mr. Pierre Manceau $5.00

Widow Constantin $4.00

Mrs. Widow Perodot $4.00

Mrs. Widow Maral for two orphans $5.00

Mrs. Widow Viar $4.00

Mrs. Widow Veron $4.00

Mrs. Widow Larogne $5.00

Mrs. Henriette Delfosse $4.00

Pierre Richet $5.00

Mrs. Widow Hazera $4.00

Mrs. Antoine Ramires $4.00

Miss Catoire $4.00

Mrs. Widow Thiet $4.00

Adeline Daragintes $4.00

Mrs. Guesnon for an orphan $3.00

Mrs. Catorie for an orphan $4.00

Mr. Juan Capao $4.00

Mr. Casanova $4.00

Frans. Primo $4.00

Mrs. Widow Astin $4.00

Charlotte $4.00

Fanchonette Desale $4.00

Jacques Levegne children $4.00

Mrs. Widow Carvin $4.00

Mrs. Petra Minez $4.00

Widow Patron $4.00

Mrs. Ramirez $4.00

Adelaide Berthot for an orphan $3.00

Mrs. Widow Anglade $4.00

Mrs. Widow Beaumont for an orphan $3.00

Mrs. Widow Monsagarauy $4.00

Mrs. Widow Nicholls $4.00

Mrs. Widow Richardson $4.00

Mrs. Widow Pepe' $4.00

Clarice Don Juan $4.00

Catherine Miro $4.00

Mrs. Widow Fleuri $4.00

Mrs. Widow Brown $4.00

Mr. Francis Villcoler $4.00

Mrs. Widow Martinez $4.00

Mrs. Widow Romana $4.00

Mrs. Firardo $4.00

Mme. Freno $4.00

Henriette Baptiste $4.00

Mrs. Widow Lebreton $4.00

Mrs. Widow Savary $4.00

Mrs. Widow L. Chabat $4.00

Mrs. Brown $4.00

6th District

Mrs. Domingne $10.00

Cadet Labadie $5.00

7th District

Mrs. Gutten Berger $5.00

Widow Smith $5.00

Widow Jourdan $5.00

Widow Peters $5.00

Widow Coursay $5.00

Widow Laplante $5.00

Widow Blanc $5.00

Widow Duvernay $5.00

Mr. James McDonough $5.00

Mr. John Jackson $5.00

Mr. Emmanuel Cressy $5.00

Mr. Thomas Burke $5.00

Widow Margaret Whipple $5.00

Mr. Frankliford $5.00

8th District

Mr. Gutierrer $10.00

Mrs. F. Fisher $6.00

Mrs. Widow Chaussenelle $6.00

Mrs. Belisse $6.00

Mrs. Martinelli $6.00

Mrs. Domigne $6.00

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Mrs. Pradier $6.00

Mrs. Artille $6.00

Mrs. Messia $6.00

Mrs. Widow Allemande $10.00

4th District

Widow Sanchez $5.00

C. Genois, Recorder

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Session of February 21, 1832

A. R. 56.

RESOLVED, that the plan of division into streets and blocks of Mr. Charles de Lesseps property approved and signed by the City Surveyor and its annexations and modifications of the ________ instant, is and remains adopted. Provided that said plans shall remain in the City Council archives.

C. Genois, Recorder

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1st District

Fanchonette Galvez $5.00

4th District

Constantin Rival $5.00

Widow Jacques $5.00

Marie Louise $5.00

C. Genois, Recorder

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Session of Saturday February 25, 1832

A. R. 56.

RESOLVED, that the plan of a new street in ???? street, between Tchoupitoulas Street and the new levee submitted by Mr. M. Goodale is and remains accepted and approved on condition that an exact copy of said plan certified by the City Surveyor shall remain in the City Council archives. Approved February 29, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 20)

RESOLVED, that the persons whose names follow shall receive free salesman and peddlers licenses for three months from the 1st of January of the present year to wit: Petronille St. Jean, Pauline Fromby, f.c.w., T. B. Dubuc, Catherine Godoff, Victoire Champeaux, Zelime Bremont, Antoinette Gilbert, Mrs. Ambroise,

Sanite Reynolds,

Paul Gaule',

Maria Acon,

Marie Ignale Vassal,

Rosalie Isnard,

Emilie Belisle,

Thiat,

Joseph Avril,

Jeanne Dubarlay,

F. L. Petard,

Vve. Coeur de Roi,

Francisco Diaz,

F. Damery,

Sabino Jiminez,

Desire' Carcasonne,

Philips Cale,

Benito Ferres,

Simon Patairn,

Medee Daviau,

Poignon Guichard,

Pierre Pinet,

Manuel Creci,

Moses Plummer,

Pigeon,

Daniel Clements

Ducoin

Approved February 29, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

(Pg. 20)

RESOLVED, that a nine and eighteen months' delay is granted Widow Ramel to pay 57.00 she owes the Corporation.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that a $10.00 per month pension is and remains granted to Auguste Gobard, f.c.m. for five years for his services to the nation in 1815. Said pension shall be paid to said Gobard in person, at the end of each year.

Approved February 29, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that in all that part of St. Claude Street from its junction with Bayou Road to Good Children Street the width of the ("banquettes") sidewalks shall be nine feet notwithstanding all adverse dispositions.

Approved February 29, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 21)

RESOLVED, that from the present Ordinances executing the Bayou St. John Bridge keeper be paid $30.00 per month.

Approved February 29, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have $200.00 given to Mr. Baptiste Nora for help.

Approved February 29, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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Help Record

2nd District

Primard $10.00

3rd District

Mrs. Jules $5.00

William Millefunt 1/2 cord of wood

Jeanne C. W. $5.00

Marie Noel Bion $5.00

Widow Perodat $5.00

Widow Mercier $5.00

Catherine Terrier $5.00

Daumas $5.00

6th District

Mrs. Dehince

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 22)

Session of Wednesday, February 29, 1832

A. R. 56.

RESOLVED, that the City Council grants the Railroad Company's request for it petition of February 15, provided that the wall that it plans to build shall not be more than three feet high.

RESOLVED furthermore that the Mayor shall pass an act, notarized, between the Corporation and said Company, according to the City Attorney's decisions.

Approved March 3, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to rent a portion of ground to Mr. Renoir. Said lot located at the vegetables market is enclosed by a wooden fence and measured 11 feet on Levee Street; and about 24 feet deep.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have $150.00 paid to Mrs. Widow Savary for clothing supplied on the Mayor's order to the Foremen Company under the late Savary. Approved March, 3rd, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that $60.00 is and remains granted to Widow Patterson for the care she gives two persons ill small pox.

RESOLVED, furthermore that $15.00 shall be granted for eight months to a wet nurse for a four months old infant whose mother's milk has dried up from a mental ailment.

Approved March 3, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have $45.00 per month paid to the persons supervising the carts employed to take away earth from the Batture according to an Ordinance.

Approved March 3rd, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

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Ordinance Concerning the Upper Suburb

WHEREAS experience has proven that the Upper Suburbs' Faurbourgs' residents cannot upkeep their streets in good condition without the ???? Ordinance ordained to that effect, and WHEREAS these have remained powerless, the City Council ordains the following:

Article 1st

The Upper Suburb Syndic shall keep said streets in good condition at all times; the work he shall order done shall be paid by the lots of ground owners opposite which repairs were done.

Article 2nd

The Upper Suburbs Syndic is and remains authorized to pay said repairing cost from said Suburbs fund, not as yet appropriated. He is furthermore authorized to prosecute the lots of ground owners whose lots face the streets where repairs were done, their agents, or those having a right, in any competent ???? to recover said repairs costs by showing said works' amount's receipt.

Article 3rd

Said Suburb's lots of ground owners shall have their banquettes constructed with Lighters' Lumber squares, or other construction lumber within a month from the present Ordinance's publication; at fault of which they shall pay a fine of not more than $10.00 per week until said banquettes shave been completed.

Article 4th

From the present Ordinance's publication in French and in English, in one or several of the City's newspapers. Said publication shall be sufficient notice from the Syndic to said Suburb's Syndic to had said Ordinance's ordained works done.

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RESOLVED, that every dray driving in the City of New Orleans shall carry an iron chain attached to one of its shafts and each time it shall stop to take a load, or for any purpose, the driver shall hook said chain to one of the dray's wheels, so as to prevent accidents should the horse or horses attempt to run away.

RESOLVED, furthermore that any dray driver who shall neglect or refuse to conform to the preceding dispositions shall pay a fine of not more than $15.00 for each violation.

Approved March 3rd, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

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RESOLVED, that when the new city's and faubourgs' "banquettes" shall need repair, the lots of ground owners opposite said "banquettes' shall have said repairs done by order from the Mayor, under penalty of a fine up to $20.00 to the judge's discretion to whom the Police Commissioner shall have complained. Said fine shall become recoverable from week to week, should violators not conform to the present resolution.

RESOLVED, furthermore that the Mayor shall have all gutters crossing banquettes in the City and incorporated Faubourgs edged with curbstones, covered with a flat stone as soon as possible. The owners shall pay the costs.

RESOLVED, furthermore that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have paved with bricks as soon as possible the "banquettes" bordering the intersections at Canal Street's upper extremity.

Approved March 3, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to send ???? Chausenelle, a young child about 13 years old whose parents have not the means to educate, sent to the Orphanage.

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to pay Mr. T. J. Joans, Corporation Printer, one fourth of his salary in advance.

Approved March 3rd 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

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4th District

Mrs. Sanchez $5.00

6th District

Mrs. George $5.00

Mrs. Clercq $5.00

Mrs. Martelli $5.00

Mrs. Francois $5.00

Mrs. Widow Houston $5.00

7th District

Duvernay $5.00

Albaum $5.00

Joudon $5.00

Mathew Manelin $3.00

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Session of Wednesday, March 7, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that notwithstanding the Mayor's remarks the City Council persists in the Ordinance passed at its last Session relative to the Upper Suburbs.

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RESOLVED, that Mr. T. Pilie's plan for Messrs. Richard O. Pritchard's Charles de Lesseps' etc. covering Lesseps' property division for the purpose of extending Washington Faubourg is and remain approved by the City Council provided that said plan shall be kept in the Council's archives.

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to purchase a lot between Treme, Orleans, St. Ann, and Marais Streets, measuring 240 feet in depth - about one third of a block - the building on it not included provided said lot's price shall not exceed $15,000, payable in one and two years, which sum shall be in Corporation notes from the Mayor.

Approved March 12, 1832

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RESOLVED, that the Council consents to sell to Mr. T. Griffon all the portions of ground belonging to them in the blocks numbered in letters: D. C. L. M. according to Mr. Griffon's property plan approved by the Council on last February 15th. Said sale shall be public, the auctioneer approved by Mr. Griffon on the terms and at the conditions stipulated by said Griffon at 1, 2 and 3 years with a mortgage and endorsed notes.

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to pass all the acts of sale with Mr. Griffon and those ???? which require his mediation as regards the above mentioned portions of ground.

RESOLVED, that the Mayor shall have a report given of the condition of all the lots thus sold so as to claim the Corporation's pro-rata in notes said Jean Griffon received for said sale.

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have $1500.00 paid to the Colonel commanding the La. Legion for the three last quarters of the year 1831, by virtue of the Ordinance approved April 19, 1829.

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have $360.15 paid to Mr. T. Bayon for surplus work contracted for with the Corporation to print the City Ordinances' Digest.

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List of Doles

1st District

Mrs. Liberte' $5.00

Tuve' $5.00

Mrs. Larogne $10.00

Widow Bertel $10.00

Gayarre $7.00

Mrs. Grandy $7.00

Mrs. Turmens $7.00

Mrs. Libert $8.00

Tuve' $5.00

Mr. Chatard $10.00

Miss Gaille $10.00

Widow Dazant $10.00

M. Hubert $4.00

Therese Chamet $4.00

Elisabeth Dullates $4.00

3rd District

Lebert $5.00

Tuve' $10.00

Widow St. Ceran $5.00

Maria Gonzales $5.00

Widow Giradin $5.00

Widow Fanchon $5.00

Widow Valentin $5.00

4th District

Tuve' $5.00

Widow Chevalier $5.00

Widow Jacques $5.00

Mrs. Sarazin $4.00

Vital Dominge $4.00

Miss Claire $4.00

Mrs. Thomas Campo $4.00

Mrs. Hogan $6.00

Mrs. Paulin $4.00

Mr. Merlan $5.00

5th District

Tuve' $5.00

Libert $4.00

Widow Lopez $6.00

6th District

Libert $5.00

Tuve' $5.00

Mr. Bernard $5.00

Mrs. Lalune $2.00

7th District

Libert $5.00

Tuve' $5.00

Widow Flenet $10.00

Widow Smith $5.00

Jos. Carr $5.00

Widow Ronff $5.00

Widow Guttenberger $5.00

Widow Jourdon $5.00

Widow Laplante $5.00

Widow Blanc $5.00

Widow Duvernay $5.00

Mr. Ursin Drouet $10.00

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Session of Wednesday March 14, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that the Canal Bank's plan shall be adopted provided that it shall be approved by the City Surveyor and that it shall be kept in the Council Archives.

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have a notice published the first Monday in April announcing at above mentioned time the election of the Mayor, the Recorder and the several City Districts according to the Legislature Act.

Approved March 9th, 1827

RESOLVED, that said election shall be held in the places and presided by the hereafter mentioned persons, to wit:

The 1st District's election shall be held at Mr. Richardson's hotel on Conti Street. Messrs. W. Christy and T. Richardson inspectors; Mr. T. Slerett clerk.

(Pg. 31)

The 2nd District's, at Mr. Verrier on Chartres Street. Messrs. Verrier and Delassire inspectors; Mr. D. Augustin, clerk.

The 3rd District's at Mr. T. Davis on Orleans Street; Messrs. Lasalle and T. B. Faget, inspector; Mr. C. Guernard, clerk.

The 4th District's at Mr. Dulittel on Bourbon Street; Messrs. Dulittel and Meunier inspectors; Mr. A Bordese, clerk.

The 5th District's at Mr. Girod's on Marigny Canal. Messrs. Castarede & Guyon inspectors; Mr. Lamothe jr. clerk.

The 6th District's at the Planter's Hotel on Canal Street. Messrs. N. Cox and T. B. Plauche' inspectors, Mr. Elliot clerk.

The 7th District's at Mr. H. Norton on Tchoupitoulas Street. Messrs. Joshua Baldwin and Samual Hart inspectors; Francois Suyet, Clerk.

The 8th District's at Mr. Jean Bart on St. Claude Street. Messrs. S. Allard and Mercier jr. inspectors, A. Durel clerk.

RESOLVED, furthermore that the Mayor is and remains authorized to replace all person who shall refuse to fulfill their duty as inspector or clerk, and to change the places where elections are to be held, should the residents refuse to have them held there.

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RESOLVED, that from next April 1st the City Treasurer's salary shall be $6000. per year payable 1/12 every month as Treasurer and Collector of cense rents "rentes a cen" of taxes on street and sidewalks, of taxes on real estate and slaves; as well as Collector from his office employees.

RESOLVED, that article 11 of the Ordinance approved January 12, 1830, relative to said Treasurer's salary is and remains repealed.

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RESOLVED, that the free peddler's licenses granted last year to Rosine Kaba Ferte', Joseph Avril and Seraphine Dominigne are and remain renewed for this year.

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1st District

Cornelious McMullen $10.00

Mrs. Saroque $10.00

Mrs. Browne $4.00

Mrs. Paul Gadosse $5.00

Mrs. Henry & daughter $10.00

2nd District

Cornelius McMullen $5.00

3rd District

Cornelius McMullen $8.00

Gregoria de la Lama $5.00

Mrs. Millefont $5.00

Widow Frederic $5.00

Widow Coeur de Roi $5.00

Mrs. Desporte $5.00

Widow Mestoyer $5.00

Widow Carmeaux $5.00

4th District

Cornelius McMullen$5.00

Widow Jacques Canelay$5.00

5th District

Cornelius McMullen $5.00

Mrs. Cadet Labadie $5.00

Mrs. Dominigne $5.00

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7th District

Cornelius McMullen $5.00

Henry Frankfort $5.00

John Jackson $5.00

Moses Plumer $5.00

Widow Marnet $10.00

Widow Peters $5.00

Widow Duvernay $5.00

Widow Mele $5.00

Mr. Cressy $5.00

Widow Courdey $5.00

8th District

Francois Fischer $4.00

Mrs. Widow Chaussenelle $4.00

Mrs. Belasse $4.00

Mrs. Pradier $4.00

Mrs. Artille $4.00

Mrs. Messia $6.00

Mrs. Catherine Corver $8.00

Jean Alexander $4.00

Cornelius McMullen $3.00

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Session of Wednesday April 4th, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have a lawyer of the City to appeal to the Supreme Court to file case of C. G. de Humas & M. S. Cuculla against the Corporation.

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Mr. H. C. Baronnet Risingson has been duly elected City Blacksmith and Fire Engine Guardian to replace Mr. Auguste Demarets, deceased.

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RESOLVED, that the Sinking Fund Commissioners are and remain authorized to discount from said Sinking Fund Corporation notes the amount necessary for the payment of the interest on the last two $200,000.00 and $100,000.00 loans and for the current expense of the corporation.

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to execute all work pointed out on the Surveyor’s plan and estimate, relative to protect the City and its surroundings from the lake’s floods, said plan and estimate accompany the present resolutions.

RESOLVED, furthermore that the Mayor shall have said work done either by the Corporation workmen or by contract, as he shall see fit.

RESOLVED, furthermore that $20000 are and remain appropriated for above mentioned work; should this amount not be available in the treasury the Mayor and the Finance Committee are and remain authorized to procure said amount by discounts from one of the Sinking Funds or from a City Bank. The Mayor in that event shall put Corporation notes in circulation for said above mentioned amount.

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Widow Simontar $5.00

Fanchonette Salva $10.00

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Mrs. Paul Garass $10.00

Mrs. Henrie and daughter $10.00

Mrs. Grandy $7.00

Widow Bartel $10.00

Mrs. Turmay $7.00

Gayarre’ $7.00

Mrs. Larogne $10.00

3rd District

Widow Simontar

Mrs. Hubert $5.00

Widow St. Hilaise $5.00

William Millefont $5.00

Daumas $5.00

Catherine Terrein $5.00

Widow Merieur $5.00

Widow Peridot $5.00

Marie Noel Bion $5.00

Jeanne f.c.w. $5.00

5th District

Mrs. Felin $6.00

Widow Ray $5.00

Pierre Monceau $6.00

Widow Constantin $5.00

Widow Peredot

Widow Morul through two orphans $6.00

Widow Viar $5.00

Widow Veron $5.00

Widow Larogne $4.00

Miss Henriette Delfosse $4.00

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Mr. Pierre Richet $5.00

Demosilby Catoni $6.00

Widow Thiet $5.00

Adeline Darcantel $6.00

Mrs. Guimon “for an Orphan” $5.00

Pierre Catoire “for an Orphan” $5.00

Juan Capao $5.00

Mr. Casanova $5.00

Francisco Primo $5.00

Widow Astin $5.00

Fanchonette Desaby

Mrs. Petra Minez $5.00

Mrs. Ramirez $5.00

Mrs. Tinan $5.00

Mrs. Berthot “for an Orphan” $4.00

Widow Beaumont for an orphan $4.00

Widow Anglude $4.00

Widow Monsagaray $4.00

Widow Nicholls $4.00

Mrs. Richardson $4.00

Clarice Don Juan $4.00

Catherine Miro $4.00

Widow Fleuri $4.00

Widow Brown $4.00

Fcois. Viliollet $4.00

Widow Martinez $4.00

Mrs. Mimi Freno $4.00

Henriette Baptiste $4.00

Widow Savaray $4.00

Mrs. Firardo $4.00

Pg. 6

Charlotte $4.00

Widow Caroers $4.00

District 5

Jacques Levegne Children $4.00

Mrs. Widow Pepe $5.00

Mrs. Habera $5.00

Mrs. Widow Romano $8.00

District 6

Widow Simontau $5.00

Widow Horiston $5.00

Paid for the enactment of a judgement $6.50

7th District

Widow ???? $10.00

Wm. Guttenberger $5.00

Shonn $5.00

Smith $5.00

Jourdan $5.00

Peters $5.00

Coursey $5.00

Laplante $5.00

White $5.00

Antoine Duvernay $5.00

Henet $5.00

Mrs. Ursin ???? $5.00

McDonough $5.00

Jackson $5.00

Cressy $5.00

Frankfort $5.00

Ronff $5.00

Burke $5.00

Mary Plumer $5.00

Widow Mele $5.00

Duvernay $5.00

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8th District

Widow Simontau $5.00

Mrs. ???? $10.00

Mrs. Joseph $6.00

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Session of April 9, 1832

A. R. 56

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4th District

Mrs. Browne $4.00

Mrs. Hagan $4.00

Thomas Campo $4.00

M. Thure $4.00

Widow Chevalier $4.00

Widow Jacques $4.00

Vital Domingo $4.00

Miss Claire $4.00

Mrs. Paulin $4.00

Mr. Merland $4.00

Batiste Chaland $4.00

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Session of Wednesday April 11, 1832

A. R. 56

Mr. T. M. Fleiras has been unanimously appointed City of New Orleans Treasurer.

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RESOLVED that the City Treasurer is and remains authorized to receive from the paving debtors of the Corporation their notes at six months, or at six and twelve months, plus the interest.

Approved April 13, 1832

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2nd District

Mr. Chatard $10.00

Mrs. Widow Bazant $10.00

Miss Gaille $4.00

Z. Dulittet $4.00

3rd District

Mrs. Widow St. Ceran $5.00

Maria Gonzales $5.00

Widow Girardin $5.00

Widow Fanchon $5.00

Widow Valentin $5.00

4th District

Mrs. Breton $4.00

Sophie Dusnau $4.00

6th District

Mrs. Martelli $4.00

Mrs. Cadet Labadie $3.00

Mrs. Sarasin $4.00

Mrs. Ascriver $4.00

Mrs. Dehince $4.00

Mrs. Dominigne $5.00

Mrs. Crecy $3.00

Mrs. Francois $5.00

Mrs. George $5.00

Mrs. Bernard $5.00

8th District

Mrs. Francois Fisher $4.00

Mrs. Widow Chausenell $4.00

Mrs. Widow Belesse $4.00

Mrs. Pradier $4.00

Mrs. Artelli $4.00

Mrs. Missia $5.00

Catherine Carver $6.00

Jean Alexandre $4.00

Cornelius McMullen $4.00

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Session of April 18, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that Mr. Nathan Morse and others of Rampart Street between Customhouse and Canal street owners are and remain authorized to have a wooden railing (pg. 10) built along central alley on Canal Street. According to the City Council’s plan; said work shall be done under the supervision of City Surveyors.

RESOLVED, furthermore that the same permission is granted to the Canal, Rampart and Esplanade street owners’ who would assume the cost of said work according to the above mentioned plan under the supervision of the Surveyors.

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RESOLVED, that Mr. Adolphe Theodore is and remains authorized to put up and aerostatic apparatus surrounded by a circus about three feet tall, to do a free public ascension.

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RESOLVED, that Messrs. Decker & Thitt are and remain authorized to use Circus Square for three month from the present resolution to erect their Glider Way for pleasure carriages.

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RESOLVED, that Mr. Jacques Dupuy is and remains authorized to grant the portion of the ground which stops the extension Esplanade Street under the same restrictions as Mr. Plauche’s. Approved April 22. 1832.

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RESOLVED, that Mr. Mathiew F. Maher is and remains authorized to have meats smoked in the building on Delord Street, for one month.

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to notify in two city newspapers that parties holding shares of stock certificates of the Nolte loan shall be paid that part of said loan which becomes due next month, and the interest shall be cancelled from that payment.

RESOLVED, that the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund are and remain authorized to dispose of bank shares of stock belonging to said funds in order to realize the necessary money for the first term payment on the loan of 1822 from the Vincente Nolte & Co.

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RESOLVED, that Mssrs T. Nicolet, Chas. Lesseps, T. Pilie’, H. Lavergne, the Villere’ heirs agent, Mrs. Widow Delachaise, T. Toutant’s, Widow Merieult, owner of lots of ground in the Upper Suburb requesting to extend the Victory Street opening and to open a new street under the name of Port Street parallel to d’Enghein Street, from the highway to above mentioned Victory Street according to Mr. T. Pilie’s City Surveyor’s April 18, 1832 plan.

RESOLVED, that said request shall be granted according to owners’ petition and that said meeting plan shall be kept in the Council Archives.

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RESOLVED, that the City Surveyor is requested to visit Mr. Blineau’s lot of ground between Treme’, St. Ann, Orleans and Marais Streets, which the Mayor has been authorized to purchase. RESOLVED, that the Surveyors shall propose a more suitable one to the (Pg. 12) Council on which to build a jail and all the buildings necessary to its security and health.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the Prison Committee is authorized to come to an agreement with the Mayor and the City Surveyors to oversee the works which above resolution deems necessary.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the $15000.00’s payment to Mr. Blineau for the lot the Mayor is and remains authorized to put three $5000.00 Corporation notes into circulation. Said notes shall be payable at one, two and three years.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that it is provided that Mr. Blineau shall have all the equipment on said lot of ground removed at his expense thirty days from the time the act of sale shall have been signed.

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RESOLVED, that free peddlers licenses shall be granted for the current to the persons whose names follow to wit: Marie Acon, P. Authamar, Hiacinthe Tiot, T. Pigeon, Catherine Cadoche, Pauline Fowili, Zelie Bremont, T. S. Pitard, Bartholome’ Sanchez, Benito Torres.

RESOLVED, that the free licenses granted last February 25th for three months shall be renewed for the current year, and granted to them by the Mayor according to the above mentioned resolution.

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to pave St. Louis Street with shells from Chartres Street to the cemetery.

Resolved, furthermore, that said work shall be done in preference of all that sort of work ordained by the Council.

RESOLVED, that the Mayor shall notify in the public newspapers that he shall receive bids for 10 days for said work. The earth dug from said street shall be used to fill the streets above Ramparts Street bounded to on e side by Carondelet Canal; (Pg. 13) to the other by the extremity of Canal Street; and that some of this earth shall be used to level the streets of this district.

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RESOLVED, that $2000.00 is and remains appropriated to be distributed to the poor of the ???? districts; and that the sums previously spent for charity shall be charged to the benevolent fund.

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3rd District

Gregoire la Lama $5.00

Widow Frederic $5.00

Widow Couer de Roi $5.00

Mrs. Desporte $5.00

Widow Mestroyes $5.00

Widow Carmeaux $5.00

4th District

Widow Sanche $4.00

Marie Louise Legriel $4.00

Constance Reval

7th District

F. Erd $5.00

Gooden Jirichen $5.00

Mrs. Fingler $5.00

L. Burnett $5.00

Mary Dishen $5.00

Mr. F. Albone $5.00

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Session of April 25th, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that notwithstanding the observation of the Mayor the Council of the City persists in the resolution of the 18th instant, relative to the ground purchased from Mr. Blineau, and measures to be taken on said ground for the construction of new prisons.

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RESOLVED, that notwithstanding the observations of the Mayor the City Council persists in the resolutions of the 18th instant relative covering St. Louis Street with shells.

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RESOLVED, that the Council approve the estimated cost by the Mayor of securing Mr. Curtis as assistant to Mr. Moreau Lislet, attorney of the Corporation, in defending the case of appeal before the Supreme Court of C. de Armas and S. Cucullu against the Corporation.

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1st District

Fanchonette Salvez $10.00

G. R. Rollins $5.00

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2nd District

Idem $5.00

4th District

Widow Higgins $5.00

6th District

S. R. Rollins $5.00

7th District

Idem $5.00

Mrs. John ???? $5.00

Mr. Goodenburg $5.00

Mr. Tinder $5.00

8th District

Wm. Guilmain $8.00

Newman $10.00

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I, Levi Pierce, Alderman, elected to represent the 1st District of the City of New Orleans in the City Council of said City, do swear that I will perform the duties of said office according to the best of my knowledge & ability.

So help me God.

Sworn to and subscribed before me April 4, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

Levi Perrin

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I, Matthew Morgan, Alderman, elected to represent the 1st District of the City of New Orleans in the City Council of said City, do swear that I will perform the duties of said office according to the best of my knowledge & ability. Sworn and subscribed before me, April 9, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

M. Morgan

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I, Felix ???? Alderman, elected to represent the 2nd District of the City of New Orleans by the City Council of said City, do swear that I shall fulfill the duties of that position according to the best of my knowledge & ability. Signed and sworn to in my presence, April 9, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

Felix ????

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I, P. F. Thomas, Alderman, elected to represent the City of New Orleans 3rd District do swear that I shall fulfill the duties of this position to the best of my knowledge. Signed and sworn to in my presence, April 9, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

P. F. Thomas

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I, E. A. Canon, Alderman, elected to represent the 4th District for the City Council of New Orleans in the City Council of said City, do swear that I shall fulfill said position’s duties to the best of my knowledge & ability.

E. A. Canon.

Signed and sworn to in my presence, April 9, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

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I, John Culberston, Alderman elected to represent the 5th District of the City of New Orleans in the City Council do swear that I will perform the duties of said office according to the best of knowledge and ability.

So help me God.

John Culbertson

Sworn to and subscribed before me on the 9th, April 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

Jno. Culbertson

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I, Joseph Lallande, Alderman elected to represent the 6th ward of the City of New Orleans, in the City Council of said city do swear that I (Pg. 17) will perform the duties of said office according to the best of my knowledge and ability.

So help me God.

J. Lallande

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 9th April 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

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I, James P. Freret, alderman elected to represent the 6th ward of the City of New Orleans in the City Council that I will perform the duties of said office according to the best of my knowledge and ability.

So help me God.

James P. Freret

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 9th, April, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

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I, Joshua Baldwin, alderman elected to represent the 7th ward of the City of New Orleans in the City Council do swear that I will perform the duties of said office according to the best of my knowledge and ability.

So help me God.

Joshua Baldwin

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 9th, April, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

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I, Evariste Blanc, alderman elected to represent the City’s 8th District by the City Council do swear that I shall fulfill the duties of that position to the best of my knowledge and ability.

So help me God.

Evariste Blanc

Signed and sworn to in my presence April 9, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

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Pg. 18

I, Nathan Morse, do solemnly swear that I will discharge the duties of Recorder of the City of New Orleans according to the best of my knowledge and ability.

Sworn to and subscribed before me on the 14th May, 1832.

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I, Wm. Christy do solemnly swear that I will discharge the duties of alderman of the 1st ward of this City according to the best of my knowledge and ability.

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 24th of July, 1832.

Wm. Christy

D. Prieur, Mayor

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I, Chas. Lee, alderman to represent the 1st District of the City of New Orleans in the City Council of said City, do swear that I will perform the duties of said office according to the best of my knowledge and ability.

So help me God.

Chas. Lee.

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 2nd October, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

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Session of Wednesday May 2, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have $4500.00 paid to Mr. Lino de la Rosa, and the costs which could result, according to the judgement obtained against the Corporation in the lawsuit Lina de la Rosa versus the Mayor, the Aldermen and the City of New Orleans’ inhabitants.

Approved May 4, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

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Pg. 19

RESOLVED, that a permanent Committee shall be appointed with the title: City of New Orleans Health Committee.

RESOLVED, that said Committee shall report to the Council whenever necessary pointing out the means by which to decrease as much as possible the unwholesomeness of out City and surrounding and the reason for it, etc.

RESOLVED, that said Committee shall be authorized to come to an understanding relative to that purpose whenever necessary with the Mayor, the City Surveyor, the Police Commissioners and all those invested with authority; letting the Council know the steps it has taken to attain its aim, and proposing resolutions to said Council to succeed.

RESOLVED, that said Committee shall be appointed anew annually at the Session’s beginning in the same manner as other permanent Committees.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor shall be requested, and that he is and remains requested to inform the Council on what day he concluded and signed the act of sale for Mr. Blineau’s lot of ground located between St. Ann, Dumaine, Treme’ and Marais streets. The Council being informed when said lot shall be at its disposal on the terms ???? by the resolution of its last session, April. 18th. Work shall begin immediately.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that Messrs. Dague & Co. shall be authorized to pave Tchoupitoulas Street with shells from Poydras Street to Girod Street. Said shelling shall be done immediately by said contractors at a 15 in. depth.

RESOLVED, that said contractor shall be authorized to put curbs and gutter stones along the sidewalks in the usual way; moreover to put up sidewalks along the curb, next to the shells, with such depth as to make the border level with the curb. (Pg. 20) Provided, however, that no sidewalk borders had been previously put up in that place.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the City Surveyor shall supervise the works and have the earth on said street removed by the city carts. Said street shall be dug up by the contractors, when said work shall be done, the Surveyor shall certify it.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that as soon as the City Surveyors shall have certified said block’s shell paving, the contractors shall, and declared it finished, the contractors shall state what amount they expect and should the City Council approve it, the price of said paving shall be established. Should the Council decide that the terms were not acceptable then the paving Committee shall be authorized to examine said work and allow the contractors to examine it also, and it shall grant the contractors the compensation they think they have a right to.

Approved May 4, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the paving Committee shall be vested with the right to fix the price to pay for paving materials with the Mayor.

RESOLVED, that all parts of Ordinance or previous resolutions adverse to the resolution are and remain repealed.

Approved May 4, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to have Royal Street paved with stones, in preference to any other street.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that from today the Corporation shall use all the stones it can get hold of shall be used to pave the said street, until (Pg. 21) that work is done.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that said work shall be done immediately.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that all parts of Ordinances or previous Resolutions, adverse to the present are and remain repealed.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the Mayor shall have a notice published in two City newspapers for said paving’s construction and that the work shall be adjudged to the contractor able to complete the work in the shortest time.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, furthermore, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to accept Mr. Henry Bry’s, of ???? offer on the terms and conditions specified in the Mayor’s last April 18th message.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the mayor is and remains authorized to give Mr. Henry Bry, under the direction of City Attorney’s, all the authority necessary to execute the offer of his services which the Corporation accepted.

Approved May 4, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that all the lots of ground owners between Rampart, St. Claude, St. Peter and Julia Streets shall construct “banquettes” opposite their respective properties, according to the same plan as that adopted for the City’s “Carre’s” “banquettes,” within two months, under penalty of a $2.00 per day fine for any violation until he shall have conformed to the present resolution.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that all the owners whose property faces Rampart Street on the Treme’ Faubourg side, shall have “banquettes” constructed as is above mentioned under penalty of a $2.00 per day fine for every violation according to the preceding article.

Approved May 4, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 22)

RESOLVED, that 2.3 of the Natchez Street owners are and remain authorized to have Natchez street paved under the City Surveyor’s supervision. Provided that said owners get paving materials.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that a free peddler’s license shall be granted to Mr. Santo Domingo for the current year.

Approved May 4, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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1st District

Widow Paul Gaval $5.00

3rd District

Jeanne, f. c. w. $5.00

Marie Noel Bion $5.00

Widow Peradot $5.00

Widow Mercier $5.00

Catherine Terrier $5.00

Daumas $5.00

Widow Millefunt $5.00

Widow St. ???? $5.00

Mrs. Hubert $5.00

6th District

Mrs. Mooney $5.00

Mrs. Francois $5.00

Mrs. George $5.00

Manuel Cressy $4.00

M. Fennz (Jacques) $8.00

7th District

Widow Donelt $5.00

C. Genois, Recorder

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(pg. 23)

Session of Wednesday May 9, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to use the stores necessary to complete the sidewalks “City Carre’ Banquettes” already begun at the ???? intersections. The paving material left over and that which shall hereafter be had from this should be exclusively used to pave Royal Street.

Approved May 15, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that 2/3 property owners of Natchez St. shall be authorized pave said street according to the September 27, 1827 Ordinance’s dispositions.

Approved May 15, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the plane to extend Cascalvo Street, across Mrs. Widow Bertrand’s property in the ???? Faubourg made and signed by Mr. Allou D’Hemecourt, Deputy Surveyor, for the lower Faubourg is and remains approved by the City Council provided that said plan shall remain in the City Council Ordinances.

Approved May 15, 1832.

D. Prieur, Mayor

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the City Attorney is and remains authorized to appeal the First Judiciary District Court in the Stephen Henderson et als lawsuit against the New Orleans Corporation.

Approved May 10, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 24)

RESOLVED, that the City Council approves the steps the City Council took to have an examination made of some of the accounts of the ex-treasurer, C. L. Blache’s.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have published in three City newspapers in French and in English the judgement of the Supreme Court in regard to obstructions on the Batteries in the Stephen Henderson et als process against the New Orleans Corporation.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor shall notify for ten days, in French and in English in two New Orleans newspapers the request of two owners on Annunciation and other adjoining streets, to the City Council to authorize said Annunciation Street opening and extension.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the City Attorney shall be told that he shall defend the Corporation in the claim of Withers heirs’ by demand should they enter suit.

Approved May 15, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that Article 15th of the Ordinance entitled Ordinance concerning stall salesmen and peddlers, and for other things approved February 15, 1831 shall be amended in or may to include in its dispositions any person retailing merchandise as products aboard ships, boats, lighters or any boat in the Port of New Orleans within twelve days of their landing in the Port of New Orleans. RESOLVED, that hereafter it shall be prohibited to retail merchandise on board ships, boats, lighters or any (Pg. 25) other boats in the Port of New Orleans except within said time; except fruits in baskets. Any violator shall be fined $25.00.

Approved May 15, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the earth dug out to pave Royal Street shall be used to fill Jackson Square and the small vacant lot in front of the houses on Conde’ between Esplanade and Barracks Streets.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the Public Health Committee shall be requested to visit the four vacant lots in litigation: United States versus New Orleans Corporation, and to report to the Council to that effect as wall as on Hevia Street’s actual condition.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the Mayor shall be requested to impart all the information he shall have received from Washington relative to the propositions the City had made on the sale of the above mentioned vacant lots to the City Council.

Approved May 15, 1832

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to give sick people permits to be admitted to private hospital of Messrs. Campbell, McFarlane & Rice when the Charity Hospital shall be crowded in a way to divide the benefits between the various hospitals’ owners.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to execute the present resolution, relative to the above mentioned infirmaries; provided the cost for each patient the Mayor shall have sent does not exceed .75 cents per day.

C. Genois, Recorder

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(Pg. 26)

RESOLVED, that hereafter it shall be prohibited to encumber Antoine Square with pieces of wood or other things and that the Mayor shall have removed as soon as possible everything there belonging to the City in block no. 18, bounded by Canal, Franklin, Customhouse & Treme’ Streets.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the Mayor shall have sheds and other necessary buildings built for workshops for workmen employed by the Corporation provided the cost does not exceed $3000.

Approved May 15, 1832.

C. Genois, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the City Council votes its thanks to the Honorable Charles Genois for the impartial uprightness and ability he has displayed as Recorder for the City of New Orleans.

I certify that the preceding resolution has been unanimously adopted by the City Council today.

New Orleans May 9, 1832. Ao. Roc. 56

D. Augustin

Secretary

L.S.

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1st District

Elizabeth Allen $5.00

2nd District

T. B. Chartard $10.00

Mrs. Widow Bozant $10.00

Miss Gaille $10.00

Z. Dulittes $4.00

Elizabeth Allen $5.00

3rd District

Elizabeth Allen $5.00

4th District

Mrs. Breton $5.00

Widow Sanchez $5.00

Mrs. Brown $5.00

Joseph Merlan $5.00

Thomas Campo $5.00

Vital Domingo $5.00

Constance Rival $5.00

Marie Louise $5.00

Marie Louise Legrid $5.00

Widow Chevalier

Elizabeth Allen $5.00

5th District

Mr. Felin $6.00

Widow Ray $4.00

Pierre Monceau $6.00

Juan Capas $5.00

Mr. Casanova $5.00

Francisco Primo $5.00

Widow Astin $5.00

Mrs. Pedra Nunes $5.00

Mrs. Ramirez $5.00

Mrs. Beaumont $5.00

Widow Andade $5.00

Widow Martinez $5.00

Widow Romana $5.00

Widow Caroin $5.00

Widow Lopez $5.00

(Pg. 28)

Mrs. Firardo $5.00

Henriette Baptiste $4.00

Clarisse Don Juan $4.00

Widow Sagrail $4.00

Widow Perodot $5.00

Widow Rivero $6.00

Desire’ Carcasson, f. c. w. $4.00

Elizabeth Allen $5.00

6th District

Mrs. Dapalle $4.00

Mrs. Sibilotte $3.00

Mrs. Widow Bernard $4.00

Mrs. Cadet Labadie $3.00

Elizabeth Allen $10.00

7th District

Widow Laplan $5.00

Fenne Duvernay $5.00

Mrs. White $5.00

Elizabeth Allen $5.00

C. Genois, Recorder

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Session of Wednesday May 16, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that Mr. Davis Prieur possesses all the qualifications necessary to fulfill the office of Mayor.

RESOLVED, that Mr. Nathan Morse possesses all the qualifications necessary to fulfill the office of City of New Orleans Recorder.

N. Morse, Recorder

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(Pg. 29)

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have the necessary repairs to the City Hall, the Fire Engine House and the adjoining stores.

Approved May 12, 1832.

N. Morse, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to purchase from Mr. T. C. Cash for the City of New Orleans’ account, a certain lot of ground on Girod Street between St. Charles and Carondelet Streets, measuring 40 feet plus a few inches front by 70 feet in depth; for $2000.00.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have $1300.00 cash paid to Mr. T. C. Cash and the City shall in time pay a $700.00 note. Mr. Cash has put into circulation payable April 24, 1833.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the City Surveyor shall submit to the City Council a plan as soon as possible to build on said lot of ground such building as Guard Corps depot engine house.

RESOLVED, that said Surveyor shall also give a report of the estimate cost of said works. Also said buildings shall be fireproof.

Approved May 18, 1832

D. Prieur, Mayor

N. Morse, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to give Nicholas Fiot a free license to drive a cart as a dray during the year.

Approved May 18, 1832

N. Morse, Recorder

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(Pg. 30)

RESOLVED, that the Mayor shall be authorized to have the demands of the Glider Railway to extend Rampart Street as far as the Glider Railway published according to law.

N. Morse, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that all that part of the resolution granting ships the right to retail products as merchandise, except fruits, during the twelve days following their arrival in the Port ordained May 9, 1832 shall be amended in a way to deny ships that privilege.

RESOLVED, furthermore, that the ships wharfinger and the steamboats’ and lighters are and remain in charge of the preceding resolution’s execution.

Approved May 18, 1832

N. Morse, Recorder

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1st District

Widow Grandy $7.00

Mrs. Tournay $7.00

Gayarre’ $7.00

Widow Bertel $7.00

3rd District

Widow St. Ceran $5.00

Maria Gonzalez $5.00

Widow Girardin $5.00

Widow Fanchon $5.00

Widow Valentin $5.00

(Pg. 21)

4th District

Mrs. Bourvac $7.00

Mrs. Grimeau $5.00

Widow Jacques $5.00

6th District

Mrs. Dominique $4.00

Mrs. Martelli $4.00

Mrs. ???? $3.00

Mrs. Walporte $2.00

Mrs. Sarazin $4.00

Mrs. Denince $4.00

Mr. Marcia $5.00

Mrs. F. Fisher $4.00

Widow Chaussenelle $4.00

Widow Belasse $4.00

Widow Pradier $4.00

Widow Artille $4.00

Missia $4.00

Catherine Carrer $4.00

Cornelius McMullen $4.00

N. Morse, Recorder

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Session of Wednesday May 23, 1832

A. R. 56

RESOLVED, that the City Council persists in the 16th instant resolution notwithstanding the Mayor’s remarks, said resolution authorizes the Mayor to publish according to the law the Glider Railway Company’s request to extend Rampart Street and to allow the Glider Railway to pass (Pg. 32) on it thus extended Rampart Street.

N. Morse, Recorder

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The persons whose names follow have been duly elected by the City Council on the Mayor’s suggestion:

City Surveyor - Mr. Joseph Pilie

Deputy Surveyor for Marigny Faubourg - Mr. Allen d’ Hemecourt

Residing Deputy Surveyor for St. Marie Faubourg - Mr. C. F. Timbel

Butchers’ Market Police Commissioner - Pierre Deverges

1st District Police Commissioner - F. Daunoy

3rd District Police Commissioner - B. D. Henry

4th District Police Commissioner unanimously elected - R. Montegut

City Guard Captain elected unanimously - Fortune Penne

City Guard 1st City Guard 1st Lieutenant unanimously elected - ???? ????

City Guard 2nd Lieutenant unanimously elected - Moses Jacob Hart

Upper Suburb Syndic and Police Commissioner for the incorporated suburb - Guillame Hubert

Lower Suburb Syndic, unanimously elected - Alfred Lewis

Bayou St. John’s Institutions Syndic - Evariste Blanc

Wharfinger to police steamboats and lighters, elected unanimously - Ephraim ????

Turnkey for the Jail - Simon Medlaus

Approved May 25, 1832

N. Morse, Recorder

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RESOLVED, that the Mayor is and remains authorized to have the lot of ground Mr. T. J. Preston requested to purchase in a petition to the City Council appraised by two property owners.

RESOLVED, that after thirty days said property shall be sold at public auction provided the price comes up to the (Pg. 33) appraised value.

N. Morse, Recorder

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Donatien Augustin was unanimously elected Secretary of the City Council.

Louis Lange was approved Sergeant of Armes of the City Council.

N. Morse, Recorder

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1st District

Fanchonette Salver $5.00

Mrs. Rat $5.00

3rd District

Gregano de la Lama $5.00

Widow Frederic $5.00

Widow Couer de Roi $5.00

Mrs. Desporte $5.00

Widow Meslayer $5.00

Widow Carmeaux $5.00

4th District

Sophie Dussenau $5.00

5th District

Adeline Darcantel $5.00

Vve. Larogne $3.00

Henriette Delfosse $3.00

Widow Rousseau $3.00

Marie Ojera $5.00

Mrs. Richardson $5.00

(Pg. 34)

6th District

S. Angel $5.00

Francois Eril $5.00

Ignation Ruth $5.00

Ursula ???? $5.00

Ursin Drouett $3.00

N. Morse, Recorder


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