1869 February 1st
1 that Mrs Gafae be paid the sum of $11. for doctors bill and funeral of the child left with her and the clerk order the same be paid
2 that the sum of $8. be paid to John Perrin on the Petition of William Cowan and 22 others as he is a badly person and in destitute circumstances and the clerk order the same to be paid
3 that George Bolton offer for six cord of wood for the town hall be accepted at $2.50 per cord to be good hard wood
4 that the overseer of highways and other Township officers of this Municipality be appointed on the first Monday in March next
5 that the sum of $6.00 be paid to Mr. Manhard for two sheep killed by a dog or dogs as certified by two of her Majesties justices of the peace and cost one dollar the clerk order the same to be paid
6 that the Reeve be and is hereby Authorized to advertise for the repairs of the Victoria Macadamized Road
7 that the sum of $3.50 be paid to Allen Tool for one sheep killed by a dog or dogs as certified by two of her Majesties justices of the peace and cost one dollar the clerk order the same to be paid
8 that John Kindrick Treasurer be and is hereby authorized to furnish this council with a detailed statement of the money in his hands once a quarter
9 that the sum of $10. be paid to the widow Henderson on the Petition of G.B. Powell and 25 others as she is an old destitute person and the Clerk order the same to be paid to J.B.Powell to lay out as he thinks best
10 that $12 be granted on the petition of G.B.Powell Esq. and 30 others to aid in the support of an idiot child, and the same be paid to G.B.Powell Esq. to lay out as he may think proper and the clerk order the same to be paid
11 that Stephen Smith be granted the sum of $15.00 agreeable to petition as be is an old man in destitute circumstances and the clerk order the same to be paid to Pierce Acheson Esq. to be laid out as he may think proper
12 that John Kindrick Treasurer of Elizabethtown be authorized to call on the Treasurer of the Brockville and Ottawa Railway for the semi annual instalment now due and also the balance of the $20,000 coming to this municipality and the Clerk give a copy of this resolution to John Kendrick
13 that leave be given to introduce a by law to appoint Auditors and other Township Officers for the current year
14 that said bylaw be read a second time forthwith
15 that said bylaw be read a third time forthwith
16 that the said Bylaw do now pass and be entitled Bylaw to appoint auditors and other township officers for the current year
17 that Wm Stafford be appointed to superintendent the repairing of the Victoria Macadamized Road for the current year
18 that this council do now adjourn to meet on Monday the 22nd day of Feb at the hour of ten o’clock AM for the purpose of issuing certificates to innkeepers
1869 May 20th
1 that the personal property of Howard Manhard be struck off as be owes for the same to the amount of $100
2 that the appeal of F.L Scofirld be not complied with
3 that the B&O RR Company assessment be reduced to $1225 part lot No 16 in the 1 concession was assessed in mistake to said company
4 that this council do now adjourn and stand adjourned until the first Monday in June at the hour of ten of the clock AM
By law numbered 262 to appoint Collector for the Township of Elizabethtown for the current year AD 1869. Be it enacted by the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Elizabethtown duly assembled at the Town Hall at Dublin Corners in said Township on Monday the 3rd day of May in thee year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine That Sidney Easton be and he is hereby appointed Collector for the five front concessions of said Township of Elizabethtown to collect all the rates and taxes that may be levied in the said five front concessions at a salary of Eighty Dollars. And that Thomas B.Webster be and he is hereby appointed collector for the six rear concessions of the said Township of Elizabethton to collect all the rates and taxes that may be levied in said six rear concessions at a salary of fifty five dollars
1869 June 7th
2 that the sum of $5 be paid to David Orr for extra services as collector and the clerk give and order for the same
3 that Samuel Alberry be allowed to do his statute labour on the town line from his place to the Macadamized Rode and that Mr Alberry get a copy of this resolution
4 that the account of Mr Mullen and Co amounting to $26.40 be paid for publishing the auditors report and ? And the clerk order $5 to be paid out of the road fund and the balance out of the Township fund
5 that the sum of $27 be paid to David Wylie for printing as per bill the sum of $8 be paid from road fund and $19 from township fund and the clerk order the same to be paid
6 that the sum of $8 be paid to Mary Elvin on the petition of George S. Buell and 33 others as she is in destitute circumstances and the clerk give an order for the same to be paid to George S. Buell to lay out as he thinks best
7 that the sum of $18 be paid to John Langstaf on the petition of Joseph Steacy and 20 others as he is an old man and in destitute circumstances and the clerk give an order for the same to be paid to Arthur Gillfretts to lay out as he thinks best
8 that the petition of William Clow and 34 others be complied with to not open the allowance of road lying between lots 30 & 31 in the first concession of Elizabethtown as the said road is useless for travel
9 that the assessment of William Hill on Lot No 8 in the ninth concession be raised to 400 dollars an the appeal of Joseph Frutehard
10 that levee be given to introduce a bylaw to repeal the sixth section of by law no 119
11 that said by law be read the second time forthwith
12 that said by law be read the third time forthwith
13 that said by law do now pass and be entitled by law to repeal the sixth section of by law no 119
14 that the sum of $5 be granted to Mrs. Smith agreeable to the Petition of Wm Sherwood and twenty two others as she is a poor woman in destitute circumstances and that the Clerk order the same to be paid to A.Davison to lay out as he thinks best
15 that the sum of $5 be paid to Isaac Cumming an Idiot boy in destitute circumstances on the petition of Jerry Bullis and 26 others and the clerk give an order for the same to be paid to Thomas Wood to lay out as he thinks best
16 that this council do now adjourn and stand adjourned until Monday the 14th day of June at nine of the clock AM for the purpose of dividing the Township in to Sub divisions for election purposes
17 that the assessor of road division No 16 be allowed the privilege of drawing gravel from the allowance from road leading from Lyn to the Grand Trunk Station provided be the assessor do not injure said road said gravel be used for repairing road in said get a copy of this resolution
1869 July 5th
1 that Daniel Scott be allowed the ? To cut and remove the timber on the government allowance for road in rear of Lot No.34 in the tenth concession by him paying the municipality the sum of $2.
2 that the taxes in rear on the East half of lot No 37 in the first concession of Elizabethtown be struck off and Mr.Clow get a copy of this motion
3 that John Moles be paid the sum of $3.42 for expenses incured in preventing Charles Libbate Sr. and Charles Libbate Jr. from obtaining money from this minicipality under false pretences as said defendants was aquited for lack of proof
4 that five dollars be paid to Walter Bell for one set of chairs for town hall
5 that the sum of $3.25 be granted to Road Division No.12 to repair a bridge in said division and the4 Clerk order the same to be paid to John Moles Esq. Road overseer for said division
7 that the arrears of taxes now against the front West part of Lot 36 owed by John Husdon be struck off and that Mr. Husdon get a copy of this resolution
7 that Jacob A.Brown to be paid the sum of four dollars for services connected with the Libbate case
8 that the petition of Dr. Spum and others be received and laid over for further consideration
9 that Henry Hays a feeble old man 85 years of age in destitute circumstances be granted the sum of $3. and that the clerk order the same to be paid to the said Henry Hays
11 that Elajah E. Mott be paid the sum of eight dollars and 70 cents for his services as constable in a proscuter against Charles Libbate Jr. and Charles Libbate Sr for obtaining money from this council under false pretexes at which investigation the afforsaid ? were acquited for want of sufficient proof to support the charge
12 that the clerk be instructed to prepare a Bylaw to amend the first clause of Bylaw No.118 to restrain all horned cattle of every description from running at arge, also to prepare the 5th clause of said by law
13 that the sum of $5. be paid Alexander Gokay and Idiot boy in very destitute circumstances on the petition of J.Powel and 31 others and the clerk order the same to be paid to J.B.Rowel to lay out as he thinks best
14 that the prayer of the petition of Samuel Hawkins and 19 others be complied with and the sum of $40 be granted to brake stone on the North Augusta road between Lots No 6 & 7 in the sixth concession of Elizabethtown Samuel Hawkins and David Manhard be appointed commissioners to layout same
14 that T.L.Moor treasurer be and is herby authorized to all on the Brockville and Otawa Railway Company for the semi annual instalment due the municipality on the 30th June 1869
15 that Alexander Borthwick be allowed to cut and remove the timber on the concession road in front of lot No.24 in the 6 con by paying the sum of $4. and said timber to be taking away inside of one year
16 that Walter Hannak be paid the sum of $2.66 for one sheep killed by dog or dogs as that council is satisfied that he has sustained damages to the amount of four dollars
16 that the Reeve be abd is hereby authoriuzed to advertise for tenders for digging a well at toll house No.1 on the Victoria Macadamized Road
17 that leve be given to introduce a by law to divide the Township of Elizabethtown into polling subdivisions
18 that said by law be read a second time forthwith
19 that said by law be read a third time forthwith
20 that said Bylaw do now pass and be entitled Bylaw to divide the township of Elizabethtown into polling subdivisions
21 that Seman Manhard be paid the sum of $33.33 for two sheep killed by dogs as this council is satisfied be has sustained damages to the amount of five dollars and the clerk order the same to be paid
22 that Wm Foster be paid the sum of $14.25 for labour and other expenses for partly diging a well at toll gate No. 1 and the clerk order the same to be paid out of the road fund
23 that the Clerk be instructed to prepare a Bylaw to unite School Sections No.3 and No.5 into one section agreeable to the request of the rate payers of said sections
24 that this council do now stand adjourned until the firt Monday in August at the hour of ten o clock AM
1869 August 2nd
2 that Daniel Blanchard be allowed one year to remove his cheese factory near Greenbush of the government allowance for road
4 that the application of the Trustees of School section No.3 be complied with and the sum of $18 be levied and collected on the rateable property of said section exclusive of expenses
4 That the request of the trustees of School Section No 16 be complied with that the sum of one hundred dollars be levied and collected on the rateable property of said section exclusive of expenses
5 that the application of the Trustees of school Section No 19 be compiled with and the sum of $160. be levied and collected on the rateable property of said section free of all expense
6 That the request of the trustees of School Section No 17 be complied with that the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars be levied and collected on the rateable property of said section exclusive of expenses
7 that $15 be placed in the hands of J.B.Powell to be laid out by him for the support of Alexander Gokay a poor idiot as he may think best said sum to be for the balance of the year and that the clerk order the same to be paid
8 that the petition E.B. Siferm [sic] and others be not entertained
9 That the request of the trustees of School Section No 2 be complied with that the sum of two hundred dollars be levied and collected on the rateable property of said section exclusive of expenses
10 That the sum of $1000. dollars be levied and collected on the assessed taxable property of the Township of Elizabethtown for the Township purposes for the current year
11 that the petition of A.Donaldson and twenty three others be complied with and that Mrs Smith be granted the sum of five dollars as she is a poor woman and in destitute circumstances and the clerk order the same to be paid to Mrs Smith
12 That the request of the trustees of School Section No 18 be complied with that the sum of sixty five dollars be levied and collected on the rateable property of said section exclusive of expenses
13 that Joel D.Smith be appointed Collector for the five front concessions of this Township for the current year in place of Sidney Easton resigned
14 that the petition of John Moles JP and others be received and laid over for further consideration
15 that leave be given to introduce a bylaw to amend Bylaw No 118 so as to restrain horned cattle from running at large from six o’clock in the evening until six o’clock in the morning
15 that the application of the Trustees of School Section No 15 be complied with and the sum of $30 be levied and collected on the assessed taxable property of said School Section for School Purposes exclusive of expenses for the year 1869
16 that William Foster be and is hereby instructed to go on and get the well at the toll gate No 1 sunk provided that he get it sunk for $4. per foot
16 that said by-law be read the second time forth with
17 that the Reeve and Mr. Bell be appointed to examine that part of the government allowance for road laying in front of Lots No 26 and 27 in the Forth Concession and report at next session of the Council respecting the state of said road
17 that said by-law be read the third time forth with
18 that said Bylaw do now pass and be entitled Bylaw to amend Bylaw No 118 to restrain horned cattle from running at large from six o’clock in the evening until six o’clock in the morning
19 that this council do now adjourn until the first Monday in September at the hour of ten o’clock AM

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