A Digest of the Ordinances of the City Council of Memphis, from the Year 1826 to 1857: Together with All Acts of the Legislature of Tennessee which Relate Exclusively to the City of Memphis, with an Appendix

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Printed at the office of the Memphis bulletin Company, 1857 - 225 pages

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Page 36 - FISCAL YEAR The fiscal year of the Corporation shall begin on the first day of January and end on the last day of December in each year.
Page 37 - Sec. 4. That any person violating any of the provisions hereof, whether as owner, part owner, or agent, or who shall aid, abet, counsel, advise, or assist in any violation hereof, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor...
Page 22 - To make regulations to prevent the introduction of contagious diseases into the city, to make quarantine laws for that purpose and to enforce the same within five miles of the city.
Page 25 - ... to pass all ordinances necessary for the health, convenience and safety of the citizens, and to carry out the full intent and meaning of this act, and to accomplish the object of this incorporation...
Page 38 - That all that part of the territory of the United States included within the following limits, to wit : Beginning at a point in the middle channel of the Snake River where the northern boundary of Oregon intersects the same ; then follow down said channel of Snake River to a point opposite the mouth of the...
Page 25 - Be it further enacted, That this Act is hereby declared to be a public act, and may be read in evidence in all Courts of law and equity...
Page 22 - Sixth — -To make regulations to secure the general health of the inhabitants, and to prevent and remove nuisances.
Page 24 - To establish and regulate the police of the city, to impose fines, forfeitures and penalties for the breach of any ordinance, and to provide for the recovery and appropriation of such fines and forfeitures, and the enforcement of such penalties...
Page 57 - It shall be the duty of the Controller to lay before the Common Council, once in each year, in the month of July, or oftener if directed by the Common Council, a complete classified statement in tabular form of all moneys received and expended by the corporation during the preceding fiscal year, and of all leases of property of the corporation, specifying the names of the lessees, the rate of rent and the period when the leases terminate.

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