1854 Loose papers
1 that the overseer of highways for division No 13 do and is hereby authorized to lay out two thirds of the statute labour in his division for opening the side line from the Road laid out by Chapman Till it intersects the fifth concession by Chapman till it intersects the fifth concession then along that concession till it strikes the western limits of township line
2 The first Monday in May be set apart for the sale of all timber growing within the concession and side line within the township and that public notice be given to that effect
2 John Crozier be heard before council re a grant of money made to him and others in 1853
3 that Robert Peden Esq. be and is hereby appointed and empowered to confer with the Brockville and Ottawa Railroad Company the Warden of the United Counties of Lanark and Renfrew and the Mayor of the Town of Brockville as soon as the line of the Brockville and Ottawa Railroad established and confirmed according to Law to make such arrangements as he may deem proper as to the dating and issue of the debentures and to transact the business of this council with said Company
4 that the sum of 10 shillings as granted to John Crozier and others in the year 1853 be paid on the certificate of the commissioners that the money is properly laid out without any labour being done in lieu thereof and that the Clerk be ordered to furnish the appointed commissioners with a copy of this resolution
5 that this council do now adjourn and stand adjourned until the first Monday in May and that the court of revision not upon that day
that this council stand adjourned until first Monday in August 1854
1854 January
1 that the taxes and statute labour of Mrs Rachel Stone be struck off for the present year as she is a person a person totally unable to either pay or perform her statute labour
2 that the Clerk draft a by law defining the limits and boundaries of each of the divisions and subdivisions into which the township has been divided for statute labour purposes
3 that the By law to appoint certain Township officers be read a first time forthwith
4 that the By law to appoint certain Township officers be read a 2nd time forthwith
5 that the resolution appointing John Daniel overseer of highways be rescinded and that Henry Maud be appointed in his stead
6 That subdivision 22 and part of 23 form one Division to be called subdivision No 22 and to extend from the corner post between 7 and 8 in front of the tenth Concession to Paterson Corners on the front of the green including all the front half of the tenth Concession up to the west line of No 17 on the rear half of the Ninth Concession to the west line of No19 in said concession also to include the front half of No 18 in said concession
7 that John Jelly be appointed overseer of Highways for sub division No 22 for the year 1854
9 that the resolution of this council appointing Samuel McNish senior overseer of highways for sub division No 1 be and is hereby rescinded and repelled and that Samuel McNish Junior be and is hereby appointed overseer of highways for said sub division for the current year, subdivision No 1
10 that Wm Niblock be appointed Township Treasurer for the year 1854
11 that Henry Bradfield be appointed pound keeper in the division in which be resides for the current year
12 that John Bery of the 9th Con be appointed Collector for the 6 rear concessions of this Township for the Current year
13 that Hugh Mansen be appointed collector for the 5 front concessions of Elizabethtown for the current year
14 that the By law appoint certain Township officers be read a 3rd time forthwith
16 that the Bylaw to appoint the Requisite number of officers for the Township of Elizabethtown for the year 1854 do now pass and be entitled Bylaw to appoint the requisite number of officers for the Township of Elizabethtown for the year 1854
17 that Mr Moore be heard before this council on behalf of owes assessment
18 that John Colwell be heard before this council in the case of the petition of John Sproul and others
18 that the bylaw for the protection and preservation of any timber, stone or gravel on any allowance or a portion of any public road or roads in the township and for the sale of any timber person or being thereon be now read for the 2nd time
19 that said by law be now read for the 3 time
20 that John Cauldwell be appointed overseer of Highway in Subdivision No 1
21 that said bylaw do now pass and be entitled Bylaw for the protection and preservation of any timber, stone or gravel growing or being upon any allowance or any approach of any public road or roads within the township and for the sale of any timber growing or being thereon
22 that the Clerk draft a by law for the purpose of Licensing the sale of spirituous Liquor by ?
23 do leave to introduce a bylaw limiting the number of Inns within the limits of the Township
24 that the bylaw limiting the number of Taverns be read a 2nd time
25 that George Moore be refunded all that he can make appear before this council he has been ?
26 that the Clerk be required to give an order upon the Treasurer for the sum of 00 pounds, 5 shillings in favour of George C Moore
27 that Ezekiel Glazier be heard before the bar of this council against the bylaw appointing Six Taverns within this Township
28 that George Manhard be allowed to take all the timber growing on the Concession line between the 3rd and 4th Concession and opposite Lots No 7, 8 and 9 in this Township by paying to the clerk of this corporation before cutting any of said Timber the sum of 2 pounds 10 shillings currency
29 that the petition of Bery Tackaberry and others be referred to a committee of the whole forthwith
29 that the clerk call upon the auditors to audit and publish forthwith the acts of this corporation for the year 1853 according to the Statute of the Province
31 that the by law allowing the auditors the sum of one pound be rescinded and in lieu thereof the sum of one pound fifteen shillings be allowed each auditor for the present year
31 that all the words between, That and Every be struck but and that this Council adjourn for 1/2 hour to give the Clerk time to copy the Bylaw as amended
31 that Benjamin W. Tackaberry be overseer of Highways for the year 1854 in Division No 31
33 that a Wafer with paper impressed thereon be the Seal of this Corporation until the Clerk can procure a better one
34 that by law for the ? And sale of all timber on allowance of Road be published forthwith
Note I William Forth petition your honourable council to sell me the timber between the sixth & seventh Concession of Elizabethtown Commencing at lot No 35 up to the town line and like wise commencing at the east side of lot No 33 up to the town line between the seventh and eighth Concession of said township for which will pay the sum of two pounds ten shillings (signed) William Forth Febery 13th, Elizabethtown 1854
note Elizabeth Town February 15th 1859; The Petition of the Widow Margaret Bourns to the Municipality of Elizabethtown; As I am very poor and totally unable to pay my taxes for the year 1853 I hope the Council will take my case into consideration and discharge me from the payment of said taxes- and your Petitions as in duty Bound will we pray; Margaret Bourns
note I, George Manhard do wile give the sum of two pounds and ten shillings for the timber growing on the Concession line between the 3rd and 4 Concessions and opposite lots no 7,8,and 9, Elizabethtown February 10th 1854 (signed) Gmanhard
note (Petition) To the Honourable Council in New Dublin Assembled; The humble petition of the undersigned most humbly requests that your honourable body will be pleased to grant a sum of money on road section leading from the town line of Kitley to Johnston School House partly between Lots No twenty one and twenty two in the eleventh concession of Elizabethtown the ? obstruction is a steep precipice which is very injurious to the traveling community for which your petitioners shall as in duty bound for ever pray (signed) Bouf W Tackaberry, ?, Joseph Portes, Jacob Smith, S,Johnston. John Humpres
That this Council do now stand adjourned till the last Monday in February
that the taxes of Mrs Burns widow of the late John Burns be struck off for 1853 as she is unable to pay
that By law for licensing farmers in the Township of Elizabethtown be read the 3rd time forthwith
that By law for Licensing Farmers in the Township of Elizabethtown do now pass and be entitled By law for licensing Farmers in the Township of Elizabethtown for the current year

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