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Ordinances and resolutions [translation], 1832


Session of Wednesday, March 14, 1832

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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Session of Wednesday, April 4, 1832

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Widow Simontar $5.00

Fanchonette Salva $10.00

Pg. 4

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

Pg . 5

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

C. Genois, Recorder

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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

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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

C. Genois, Recorder

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Session of Wednesday April 11, 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

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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Session of Wednesday April 18, 1832

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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

C. Genois, Recorder

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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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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.

C. Genois, Recorder

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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

C. Genois, Recorder

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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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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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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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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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Session of Wednesday May 2, 1832

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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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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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Session of Wednesday May 9, 1832

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Widow Ray $4.00

Pierre Monceau $6.00

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Francisco Primo $5.00

Widow Astin $5.00

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Widow Romana $5.00

Widow Caroin $5.00

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Henriette Baptiste $4.00

Clarisse Don Juan $4.00

Widow Sagrail $4.00

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Widow Rivero $6.00

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Mrs. Sibilotte $3.00

Mrs. Widow Bernard $4.00

Mrs. Cadet Labadie $3.00

Elizabeth Allen $10.00

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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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Session of Wednesday May 16, 1832

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Maria Gonzalez $5.00

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Widow Fanchon $5.00

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Widow Jacques $5.00

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Mrs. ???? $3.00

Mrs. Walporte $2.00

Mrs. Sarazin $4.00

Mrs. Denince $4.00

Mr. Marcia $5.00

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Widow Chaussenelle $4.00

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Widow Pradier $4.00

Widow Artille $4.00

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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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Francois Eril $5.00

Ignation Ruth $5.00

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N. Morse, Recorder


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