# Elizabethtown Township Council Motion Papers For 1867

1867 | February |

1 | that Mathew Berry be paid the sum of $2.50 for one lamb killed by dogs as certified by two justices of the peace and justices for 50 cents and the clerk order the same to be paid |

2 | as M.E.Truesdell has complied with the law respecting inn keepers we therefore recommend him to inland Revenue Inspector for a licence to keep an inn or house of public entertainment for the current licence year by his paying the clerk of this municipality the sum of Twenty Dollars |

3 | as John Warren has complied with the law respecting inn keepers we therefore recommend him to inland Revenue Inspector for a licence to keep an inn or house of public entertainment for the current licence year by his paying the clerk of this municipality the sum of Twenty Dollars |

4 | that William Brown has complied with the law respecting inn keepers we therefore recommend him to inland Revenue Inspector for a licence to keep an inn or house of public entertainment for the current licence year by his paying the clerk of this municipality the sum of Twenty Dollars as he has complied with the requirements of the law respecting the same |

5 | as John Forth has complied with the law respecting inn keepers we therefore recommend him to inland Revenue Inspector for a licence to keep an inn or house of public entertainment for the current licence year by his paying the clerk of this municipality the sum of Twenty Dollars |

6 | as Elias Curtis has complied with the law respecting inn keepers we therefore recommend him to inland Revenue Inspector for a licence to keep an inn or house of public entertainment for the current licence year by his paying the clerk of this municipality the sum of Twenty Dollars |

7 | John Boyds receive a Certificate by paying the Clerk $20.00 To the Collector of inland Revenue for a Tavern License as he have complied with the law & by Laws respecting Ins & Houses of public entertainment in this Township and that the Reeve & Clerk sign said Certificate |

8 | James Gillerlean receive a certificate by paying the Clerk $20.00 to the Collector of inland revenue for Tavern License as he has complied with the law & by laws respecting Inns & Houses of public entertainment in the Township and that and that the Reeve & Clerk sign said certificate |

9 | that John Stephens get a shop licence to sell spirituous liquors in quantities not less than one quart to any Byer by his paying the clerk of this Municipality the sum of Eight Dollars |

10 | that the auditors accounts be accepted as there are found correct |

11 | that Mathew Berry and John Abott auditors be paid the sum of $10 each as their salary and the clerk order the same to be paid $4 each out of the road fund and $6 out of the township |

12 | as Ephraim Mott has complied with the law respecting inn keepers we therefore recommend him to inland Revenue Inspector for a licence to keep an inn or house of public entertainment for the current licence year by his paying the clerk of this municipality the sum of Twenty Dollars |

13 | that George McCutheson and John Stewart get five dollars each it being one half their salary as inspectors for the current year and the clerk give an order for the same |

14 | that this Council doth hereby order the Reeve of the Municipality on behalf of the Municipality to sign the agreement ? Into between the said Reeve and I.S. Schofield Esq with respect to the collection of ? Of taxes on Mr ? Lauos in the Municipality also upon the seal of the said Municipality thereto |

that this council do now adjourn and stand adjourned until Monday the 4th Day of March next at the our of ten o’clock AM | |

1867 | March 10th |

3 | that road division No 22 be divided in to 2 division No 22 to consist of all of the concession from the town line of Young to the Victoria Macadamized Road and the Rear part of the 5th Concession except Henry Lee’s property the Remainder of said division to be division No 55 and Henry Lee belongs to said division |

5 | that W,Schifute do get 150 copies of the schedule of non resident laws printed in hand bills and distribute them throughout the Township for the information of the parties interested. The expenses of which to be paid by him out of the said non resident land taxes when collected and that the clerk be authorized to sign said schedule as furnished by the county |

6 | that Samuel Beaches account for shovelling snow on the Victoria Road $4. be paid |

7 | that Samuel Beaches tender for furnishing breaking and spreading stone for section No 1 on Victoria Macadamized Road for 70 cents per cubic yard be accepted as it is the lowest tender for the same |

1867 | May 6th |

1 | that Joseph Pickens assessment be reduced twenty five pounds for the current year on Real Estate |

2 | that Peter Terry taxes on personal property to the amount of $200. be struck of an account of liabilities |

3 | that William Daniels assessment of Real estate be for $2200 be lessened $100 for the current year |

4 | That Abram Robinson be paid the sum of six dollars for one sheep killed by dogs as certified by two justices of the peace and costs $3.50 and the clerk order the same to be paid |

5 | that William Rodgers be paid the sum of six dollars for one sheep killed by dogs as certified by two justices of the peace and costs in case three dollars and twenty cents |

6 | that Stephen N.Beach be relieved from 1poud 9 shillings of resident taxes for the ear 1858 as we are satisfied it is paid |

7 | that Joseph Miller assessment be reduced on Lot 27 $1.00 and on East half of Lot 28 $40. |

8 | that Road Division No 22 to consist of the rear half of the 5th concession except Henry Lee’s property and the front half of the 6th Concession from the town line of Young to the Victoria Macadamized Road also lots No 27 & 28 the front half in the 6th Concession of said lots & be detach from Road Division No 32 and attached to Road Division No 22 |

9 | that the non-resident taxes of Samuel Flint Esq. on Lots No 19 in the 6th and 26 in the 6th concession of the township of Elizabethtown for the sum of 6 pounds 6 shillings be struck of from the list as he has produced receipts as he has paid in full and the clerk give a copy of this resolution |

10 | that the petition of J.L.Schofield and 26 others be complied with we therefore give the sum of $50. to be laid out on said road by the instruction of John Boyd and Frederick Schofield and the money to be paid as soon as the work is done |

11 | that the sum of ten dollars be granted and the prayer of the petition of John Patterson and others to assist Martin Graham an old man in destitute circumstances and the clerk give an order to Joseph Miller and the treasurer for the same |

12 | that the petition of Robert Cooper and others asking aid to repair the bridge on third con line near fords mills be received and the of $40. be granted to repair said bridge George Dudley and William Daniels be commissioners to lay out the same and the clerk give an order for the same when the work is performed |

13 | that the petition of James Moffand Esq. and others be complied with that Thomas Howey get $10. as he is in Destitute circumstances and the clerk give and order for the same |

14 | that Edward Harvey get a shop licence to sell spirits liquor in quantities not less than one quart to any person as the law provides by paying the clerk of this municipality the sum of eight dollars |

14 | that the prayer of the petition of Robert Tackaberry and 27 others be complied with and the sum of thirty dollars be granted to aid in building a bridge an other repairs on the concession road lying in front of Lots No 36 & 37 in the 11th Concession of said township provide the petitioners do the same amount in labour and Stephen Earl and Robert Tackaberry be appointed commissioners to lay out the same and report to this council |

15 | that Henry Cole be pound keeper for Road Division No 1-2 and 3 in this municipality for the current year |

16 | that Archibald Davison be relieved from non resident taxes of 4 pounds 4 shillings of the Rear part of Lot 26 in the 4th concession 40 acres as this council is satisfied it has been paid in full and the clerk give a copy of this resolution |

17 | that William Muldoon be relieved from paying ? Of non resident taxes to the amount of 9 pounds 8 shillings on the East front of Lot No 16 in the Second Concession as said Lot has been assessed to two parties in a mistake and the clerk give a copy of this resolution to William Muldoon |

18 | that Samuel Beach be relieved from paying taxes on front part of lot No 13 in 3 Con being 17 pounds 5 shillings as he certifies the same has been paid |

18 | that the clerk be and is hereby authorised to advertise in the Brockville Monitor and Recorder Newspapers that a special meeting of this council will be held on the second Monday in June for the purpose of investigating the non resident land taxes all parties interested will govern themselves accordingly |

19 | that Syrous Wright and Joseph Stacey get $50. each on account of ? This township as payment in full for the current year |

19 | that Samuel Horton get $4 for cutting 10 cords of wood for the use of the town hall |

21 | that Henry Cole be the collector for the five front concessions of this township at a salary of fifty two dollars for the current year |

22 | that leave be given to introduce a Bylaw to divide the Township of Elizabethtown into two Electoral Divisions for elections purposes |

23 | that the said By Law be read a second tie forthwith |

24 | that said bylaw be read a third time forth with |

25 | that said by law do now pass and be entitled by law to divide the township of Elizabethton into two electoral divisions for electoral purposes |

26 | that the statute labour of John Kyle; John Walker; William Firth; Terrence Curney; Thomas Christley; John Doyle; Stephen N.Beach; Andrew Gorral; Luther Houghton; George Riley and John Foxson be done on Brock and Elm Street and that Stephen N. Beack be overseer of the amount of statute labour to be done all in this township |

27 | that this council do now adjourn until the first Monday in June at the hour of ten o’clock AM |

1867 | August 5th |

1 | that the ? Money of Redmon Smith and ? Amounting to $5. paid into the hands of the treasurer be paid to Road Division No 54 and the clerk give an order to David Chow for the same as he is the Road overseer of said division |

2 | that the sum of thirty two dollars and 58 cts be paid to D.Wylie Printer as per bill and the clerk give an order for the sum |

3 | that the request of the Trustees of School Section No 2 be complied with and that the sum of $160.00 clear of all expenses be levied and collected on the assessed rateable property of said school section for school purposes for the current year 1867 |

4 | that the petition of the trustees of School Section No 18 be complied with and the sum of Thirty dollars be levied and collected on the assessed rateable property of said section free of all expenses for school purposes and paid to the trustees of said section |

5 | that the request of the Trustees of School Section No ? be complied with and that the sum of $85.00 free of all expenses be levied and collected on the assessed rateable property of said school section for school purposes for the current year |

6 | that John Lawrence be appointed overseer of Road Division No 29 in place of Arthur Hamilton who has not qualified for the current year |

7 | that the request of the trustee of school section No 19 be complied with and the sum of sixty dollars clear of all expenses be collected of the assessed house holders and free holders of said section for current year 1867 |

8 | that William Webster’s assessment be reduced $12. and also ? Struck off as it has been a mistake in copying there ? |

9 | that William S.Manhrd assessment be reduced $300 as it was a mistake of the assessors in that amount in changing the assessment from Pounds to Dollars |

10 | that Jane Hutchinson be paid $2.50 for one lamb killed by a dog or dogs to her unknown as certified by two of her majesty justices of the peace Justices fees $2.00 and that the clerk order the same to be paid out of the tax fund |

11 | that the council of this municipality agrees to pay the sum of twenty dollars providing the inhabitants of said Road Division give the like sum in work to clean the road between lots No 12 and 13 in the fourth concession of the township and that Henry Patterson and Alexander Smith to see that the work is all done |

12 | that John Stenson be paid the sum of $4 for two lambs killed by a dog or dogs as certified by two justices of the peace and justices fees two dollars and the clerk order the same be paid |

13 | that Peter Duncan be paid $4.65 for cost incurred on Account of non-performance of statute Labour of David Sanford and the clerk order the same to be paid also 51 cents for one Witnegs [sic] |

14 | that the petition of James McBratney and 20 others be complied with that the sum of $50 be granted to repair culverts and bridges between Rows corners and Medaugls sand hill on the Brockville and North Augusta toll Road and Hiram Manhard and William Clark is appointed to lay out the same |

15 | that the clerk of this Municipality be authorised to keep an account of all money and statute labour that is laid out on the Brockville and North Augusta toll Road so that we will be able to furnish an account to said Road company and Receive payment in full of debt and interest before we give it up to the said company |

16 | that Stephen Scott be and is hereby authorized to draw the $1500 of clergy reserve money due the Township and pay to the Trustees of each school Section the money due by order from the Township Clerk |

17 | that we will have a special meeting of this council for the purposes of setting the non resident taxes of Municipality on Monday the 12th day f August at the our of ten o’clock AM at the office of J.D.Schofield in Brockville |

18 | that John Rindnick get $4. for making a coffin for Samuel Cooper deceased as the family is un able to pay and the clerk order the same paid |

19 | that this council do now adjourn and stand adjourned until the first meeting in September next at ten of the clock AM |

1867 | October 7th |

1 | that Samuel McBratney be paid the sum of seven dollars for two sheep killed by dogs as certified by two justices of the peace and justices fees two dollars and the clerk order the same to be paid |

2 | that Nathaniel Bowley be paid the sum of thirteen shillings and six pence for two lambs killed by dogs as certified by two Justices of the peace and Justices fees two dollars and that the clerk order the to be paid |

3 | that Thomas Huchock be paid the sum of $1.50 for one lamb killed by dogs as certified by two justices of the peace and justices fee $2 and the clerk order the same to be paid |

4 | that the account of Mr McMullin & Co amounting to $40.64 be paid $36.74 out of the Township fund and $3.90 out of the road fund and that the clerk order the same to be paid |

5 | that John Moles be paid the sum of four dollars for one sheep killed by dogs as certified by to justices of the peace and justices fees two dollars and the clerk order the same to be paid |

6 | that the petition of F.Schofield respecting a child left at the door of a poor woman named Gaffeny be complied with and that she be paid the sum of ten dollars for support of said child and that the clerk order this same to be paid |

7 | that the $50 which was granted by this council to repair north Augusta road be paid to Hiram Manhard as the work is done and the clerk give an order for the same |

8 | that the sum of fifty dollars be granted an the prayer of the petition of William S. Manhard and twenty seven others to aid in widening a road on center commons line through the Swamp in the fourth and fifth concession of Elizabethtown by the petitioners paying the same amount and William S.Manhard, Walinghern [sic] Moore and David Manhard be appointed commissioners to lay out the same |

9 | that Peter McLean and William Lethem’s tender be accepted for building the road crossing Mud Creek as it is the lowest tender and the Reeve be authorized to get a contract drawn up and signed for the performance of the work |

10 | that John Beach be paid the sum of $74.20 for furnishing breaking and spreading stone on Section No 1 of the Victoria Road and clerk order the same to be paid |

11 | that the five commissioners appointed to examine Mud Creek Bridge be paid the sum of two dollars each for two days services and the clerk order the same to be paid |

11 | that John Moles commissioner on the Victoria Macadamized road be paid the sum of $25 as part salary and the clerk order the same to be paid out of the road fund |

12 | that John Moles get $8. to buy plank to fix a bridge in rode Division No 13 Elizabethtown |

13 | that thirty dollars granted to repair the road between the 3rd and 4th concessions affront Lot No 16 be paid to William Cowan and Michael Green Commissioner to pay out as the work is done |

14 | that John Patterson, Thomas Smith and Robert Armstrong be appointed Commissioners to super indent the building of Mud Creek Road |

14 | that the petition of John Boyd and several others be complied with and that the sum of $5 be granted to aid in the support of John Elderbeck an old man and that John Moles lay out the same and that the clerk order the same to be paid |

15 | that leave be given to introduce a By law to appoint David Orr Collector of Rates for the second Electoral Division of the Township of Elizabethtown |

15 | that John Reynolds dog tag be struck off as he was assessed for a dog by mistake |

17 | that the said By law be read a third time forth with |

18 | that said by law do now pass and be entitled bylaw to appoint David Orr Collector of rates for the Second Electoral Division of the Township of Elizabethtown |

19 | that leave be given to introduce a By Law to levy and collect upon the assessed taxable property of the Municipal Corporation of the Township of Elizabethtown for the year 1867 the sum of eight hundred dollars |

20 | that the said By law be read a second time forth with |

21 | that the said By law be read a third time forth with |

22 | that said by law do now pass and be entitled by law to levy and collect upon the assessed rateable property of the Municipal Corporation of the Township of Elizabethtown for the year 1867 the sum of eight hundred dollars |

23 | that this council do now adjourn and stand adjourned until the first Monday in November next at 10 of the clock A.M. |

Declaration of Walter Bell to sit on council | |

1867 | November |

7 | that the non resident taxes £2 11 shillings on rear part of North east half of Lot No 16 in the 3rd concession 5 acres be struck of from the Role as we are satisfied it is paid in full and the clerk give a copy of this resolution to Stephen Beach |

9 | that all taxes due and statute labour on Lot No 20 in the third concession be struck off except the land taxes for the years 1855 and 1856 as this council is satisfied the same has been paid and the clerk give a copy f this resolution to Hue Morrison |

10 | that the non resident taxes of £4 17 shillings on Part Lot No 13 in the 2nd Concession be struck of from the Role as we are satisfied it is paid in full and the clerk give a copy of this resolution to Andrew Donaldson Esq. |

11 | that Frederick Moor, Richard Foxton, William Dalton, Cyrus Wright and John McNish collectors be paid the sum of one dollar and 50 cents each for one day services respecting ? Land tax and the clerk order the same to be paid |

11 | that the non resident taxes to the amount of £1, 1 shilling on part Lot No 19 in the Seventh Concession be struck off as said taxes assessed to John Chaddee in a mistake and clerk give a copy of this resolution to Edward Barry owner of said lot |

12 | that this council do now adjourn and stand until the 24 of June to meet at the treasurers office in Brockville at the clock AM |

12 | that the arrears of taxes on commons A in the seventh concession amounting to 2 pounds 8 shillings be struck off as this council is satisfied the same has been paid |

1867 | December 21st |

1 | that John Prichard be paid $12.50 for 2 sheep killed and mane ? As certified by two of her Majesties Justices of the peace and Justices fees $2. in all $14.50 and the clerk order the same be paid |

2 | that the thirty dollars granted to build a bridge and other repairs on the concession road laying in the front of Lots No 36 & 37 in the eleventh concession be paid to Robert Tackaberry and Stephen Cardiff commissioners as they have certified $60. worth of work done and the clerk order the said thirty dollars to be paid |

3 | that Edward Rickards be paid the sum of six shillings for one lamb killed by dog or dogs and costs $2. and the clerk give an order for the same |

4 | that George Hall be paid $15 for ten sheep bitten and damaged by a dog or dogs as certified by two of her Majesty’s Justices of the peace and Justice fees $2. making in all $17 and the clerk order the same to be paid |

5 | that William Percival be paid the sum of $16 for 11 sheep killed and damaged by dogs and costs $2 and clerk give an order for the same |

6 | that Stafford McBrating Esq. Reeve of this council be requested to call on Robert Henry Esq. secretary and treasurer of the Brockville and Prescott Macadamized Road to make an Agreement for all the travel on the Brockville and North Augusta Macadamized Road to travel in and out of the town of Brockville free of charge on account of their toll keeper living in the toll House No 1 on the Brockville and North Augusta Macadamized Road in the invent of being Refused the above privilege that the Reeve of this council be authorized to take Legal Proceedings to dispossess the known toll keeper out of the toll house No 1 on the Brockville and North Augusta Macadamized Road |

7 | that the clerk be and is hereby authorized to renew the annual an the Town Hall with W.B.Swift Agent |

7 | that Richard Huston be struck of the Assessment role for one Bitch as he was Assessed in a mistake and the Clerk give an order of this resolution to Richard Auston |

8 | that William Fosters Tender for Toll gate No 1 for $11 ? Be accepted in place of Mr Pecr resigned |

9 | that Peter Whaley be paid the sum of two dollars for one sheep killed by dogs as certified by two justices of peace and costs two dollars and the clerk order the same to be paid |

10 | that the treasurer refund one dollar to William McCready that he paid for Dog tax as McCready had no dog |

11 | that George W.Geddes be paid the sum of $8.75 for expenses incurred in burying John Elderbeck and the clerk order the same to be paid |

12 | that the petition of Samuel Hawkins and 40 others be complied with and the sum of $100. to be laid out between lots No 6 & 7 in the six concession on the Brockville and North Augusta Macadamized Road as the petitioners subscribe the same amount in labour and that David Manhard, Samuel McBratney and Samuel Hawkins be commissioners to lay out the same |

13 | that Stephen Scott Farmer be paid the sum of $4.75 for furnishing a stove for the clerks office also $1.50 for stationary and the clerk order the same to be paid |

14 | that Piece Atchison Esq. be paid $5 for 2 sheep killed by a Dog or Dogs as certified by two Justices of the peace and Justices fees $2.00 in all $7. and the clerk order the same to be paid |

15 | that the sum of $2 be paid the Reeve of this municipality for services in getting up contract for Mud Creek Bridge and the clerk shall give an order for same |

16 | that Thomas Wood be paid the sum of $939.15 for furnishing braking and spreading 1128 tone on the Victoria Macadamized road on sections No 2,3,4, and 5 and the clerk order the same to be paid out of the road fund |

17 | that John Wood be paid the sum of $104.10 for furnishing braking and spreading 795 yards of stone on sections Nos 6,7 and 8 and the clerk order the sum to be paid out of the road fund |

18 | that John Renderick be paid $5.50 for bill for repairs on town hall and the clerk order the same to be paid |

18 | that $16.17 be paid to McMullen & Co as per bill and clerk order same to be paid and that $5 of said amount be paid out of the road fund |

19 | that leave be given to introduce a Bylaw to appoint Returning officers for holding the Municipal Election of the township of Elizabethtown for the year 1868 |

20 | that said bylaw be read a second time forthwith |

21 | that said bylaw be read third time forthwith |

22 | that said bylaw do now pass and be entitled by law to appoint returning officers for holding the Municipal Election of the Township Elizabethton for the year 1868 |

23 | that the $25 granted to repair the row between lot No 12 & 13 in the 7th Concession be paid to John Horton one of the commissioners appointed to lay out the same and that the clerk order the same to be paid |

24 | that Jacob A, Brown township clerk be paid twenty five dollars for a large amount of entry work done such as furnishing a voters list for three different elections for this year also a large amount of Business concerning the dog tax which has become a nuisance to this township |

25 | that leave be given to introduce a By Law to provide for the payment of Certain Sums of money granted in the tear A.D. 1867 |

26 | that said bylaw be read a second time forthwith |

27 | that said by law be read a third time forth with |

28 | that this said bylaw do now pass and be entitled bylaw to provide for the payment of certain sums of money granted in the year A.D. 1867 |

29 | that the proceedings of this days meeting be read and approved if found correct and signed by the reeve |

30 | that this council do no adjourn |

1867 | Declaration of Office of Town Inspectors |

I John Stewart do solemnly promise and declare that I will faithfully and impartially to the best of my knowledge and ability execute the Office of Inspector of Liquors to which I have been appointed in this Township and that I have not received and will not receive any payment or reward or reward or promise of such for the exercise of any partiality or malsumation [sic] of said office signed John Stewart – Declaration made and subscribed before me at Elizabethtown this 4th day of Feb in the year A.D.1867- Isaac A. Rowsom, Town Clerk | |

I George McEathron do solemnly promise and declare that I will faithfully and impartially to the best of my knowledge and ability execute the Office of Inspector of Liquors to which I have been appointed in this Township and that I have not received and will not receive any payment or reward or reward or promise of such for the exercise of any partiality or malsumation [sic] of said office signed George McEathron – Declaration made and subscribed before me at Elizabethtown this 4th day of Feb in the year A.D.1867- Isaac A. Rowsom, Town Clerk | |