# Elizabethtown Township Council Motion Papers For 1872

1872 | January |

1 | that Samuel Scott and Cyrus Storwell be appointed auditors at a salary of $12 each for the current year |

2 | that the sum $5 be paid to James Breakenside Esq Returning officer at the tin cap School House also $2 for the use of the School House also to E.Mott as pole clerk $2 and also $1 as traveling fees for said returning officer |

3 | that Joseph Stacey and David Simpson be appointed assessors for the year 1872 at a salary of $80 each |

4 | that John Stevens be appointed collector for the year 1872 at a Salary of $55 for the six rear concessions, Also Andrew Geddis for the front five concessions at a salary of $80 |

5 | that Selak Hawk be appointed Tavern Licence inspector for the current year at a Salary of $15 dollars |

6 | that Elija Horton be relieved from taxes amounting to 94 cents |

7 | that the petition of James McBeatney and 26 others be complied with and that the sum of $10 be granted to aid in the support of Abram Secor a poor old man in destitute circumstances and that the Clerk order the same to be paid to the reeve to lay out as he may think best |

8 | that John Stevens be paid the sum of $5 for extra services as collector |

9 | that the sum of $5 be paid to N.E.Brown as returning officer at the Town Hall and also $2 to Benjamin Horton as pole Clerk and the Clerk give an order for the same |

10 | that John Baker be appointed Commissioner on the Victoria Road at a salary of $40 per annum |

11 | that the sum of $5 be paid to N.Baxter for furnishing wood and provisions for a poor old woman by the name of Magrth and that the Clerk order the same to be paid |

12 | that the sum of $6 be granted to aid in the support of old Mrs. Magrath and that the Clerk order the same to be paid to S.Baxter to lay out as he may think best |

13 | that the minutes of this council be published in the Brockville Monitor and Recorder Newspapers for the tear 1872 provided they publish the same for $12 each |

14 | that this council do now adjourn until the first Monday in February at the hour of ten o clock AM |

that the following persons be relieved from paying taxes for the year 1871: Mary Major $2.47; William Fox $3.20; Isabella Evans $0.27; Eliza Myers $0.27; Mary Ryan $0.55, and that the collector get a copy of this resolution | |

1872 | February 5th (note: there were no numbers attached to any of the motions of this session) |

that the Reeve be and is hereby authorized to call on Benjamin Chapman Road Surveyor to examine and lay out that part of Park Avenue which is now only 40 feet in width to 90 feet on the same site and in accordance with that part of said Park Avenue now open and laid out 90 feet | |

that the sum of $5 be paid to Andrew Geddis for extra services as collector | |

that said bylaw do now pass and be entitled bylaw to appoint a certain number of Township Officers for the year of A.D. 1872 | |

that the sum of $10 be granted for the support and maintenance of Mrs Magrah and the Clerk order the same to be paid to N.Baxter to lay out as he may think best | |

that leave be giving to introduce a bylaw to appoint a certain number of Township officers for the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy two | |

that a certain resolution passed by this council on the 6th day of November last be amended by striking out the words also the land owned by Thomas Green and also all the words after a new division | |

that this Council do now adjourn until Monday the 26th and meet for the purpose of granting certificates to Tavern Keeper | |

that said bylaw be read a third time forthwith | |

that said bylaw be read a second time forthwith | |

that James Daniels and John Daniels be relieved from paying School Tax to School Section No 4 amounting to $6.66 cents as said Daniels belong to the Separate School in Brockville and the collector get a copy of this motion | |

that the sum of $12 be granted to Mrs Lee on the petition of Thomas Wood and others as she is very sick and in destitute circumstances and the Clerk give an order for the same to be paid to James Caswell to lay ought as he thinks best | |

that George Bottoms offer be accepted for furnishing eight cords of good hard wood for the use of the Town Hall at three Dollars and twenty five cents per cord | |

that Thomas Foxton be appointed Tavern Licence inspector for the current year in place of Selek Hawks resigned | |

that he petition of Samuel H. Shipman and others be complied with and the Reeve be appointed as commity to confer with a comity of the Township of Young respecting a certain part of the Townline mentioned in said petition | |

that the Trustees of School Section No 1 be paid the sum of $52.82 as balance of the amount levied and collected in said Section for school purposes and the clerk give an order for the same | |

that the Overseers of Highways and other Township officers for the Township of Elizabethtown be appointed on the first Monday in March next | |

1872 | February 26th |

1 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant John Warren a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws respecting Inns and Houses of piblick entertainment in this municipality |

2 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant H.E.Truesdell a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws of this Municipality in that behalf |

3 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant John Forth a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws respecting Inns and Houses of piblick entertainment in this municipality |

4 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant Arthur W,Merriden a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws of this Municipality in that behalf |

5 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant L.T.Draper a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws of this Municipality in that behalf |

6 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant J.A. Ross a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws of this Municipality in that behalf |

7 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant Albert Kendrick a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws respecting Inns and Houses of piblick entertainment in this municipality |

8 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant John Shaw a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws respecting Inns and Houses of piblick entertainment in this municipality |

9 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant John Earls a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws of this Municipality in that behalf |

10 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant Edward Harvey a certificate to the issuer of Licences for a Tavern Licence as he has complied with the Laws and bylaws of this Municipality in that behalf |

11 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant Erastus DeWolf a certificate to the Issuer of Licences to obtain a Tavern licence as he has compiled with the laws and bylaws of this Municipality in that behalf |

12 | that the sum of $12 be granted on the petition of Richard Foxton 28 others to the Widow Cooper as she is sick and in destitute circumstances and the clerk give an order for the same to be paid Richard Foxton to lay ought as he thinks best. |

13 | that the Auditors report be received and adopted |

13 | that said bylaw a third time forthwith |

14 | that the Clerk be and he is hereby authorized to have the auditors report published in the Brockville Monitor and Record newspapers |

14 | That said bylaw do now pass and be entitled bylaw to restrain the running at large in the Township of Elizabethtown of Certain Animals therein mentioned |

15 | that Thomas Foxton Inspector of Tavern Licences be paid the sum of $7.50 as part salary |

15 | that Daniel Scott and Cyrenius Stowell Auditors be paid the sum of $8 Dollars each out of the Township fund and $4 each out of the Road fund |

16 | that the Council do now adjourn until the first Monday in March at ten of the clock AM |

1872 | March |

1 | that the sum of $26 be paid to George Bottom for 8 cords of wood for the use of the Town Hall |

2 | that the Trustees of School Section No 19 be paid the sum of $52.31 cents being balance of assessment and such section and the clerk order the same to be paid Charles Wesley ? ? Of said section |

3 | that the sum of $40 be granted on the petition of George Love and others for blasting and levelling down a hill in road division No 26 and George Love & Samuel Hawkins be Commissioners to lay ought the same |

4 | that the prayer of the Petition of George McLean and 12 others be complied with and the sum of $10 dollars be granted to aid in the support of Widow McGrath as she is in destitute circumstances and the clerk order the same to be paid to the monies to be placed in Mrs Nickelson hands to layout as she thinks best |

5 | that this council to grant $12 to the aid and support of the Widow Smith as she is in destitute by Petition of Charles Stevens as twenty others and the clerk order the same to be paid to Joseph Pritchard to lay out as he sees fit and give an account of the same to this council |

6 | that the sum of $12 be granted to aid in the support of the Widow of the late Able Smith agreeable to the request of William Cowan and others as she is in destitute circumstances and the Clerk order the same to be paid to Wm Cowan to lay out as he thinks proper |

8 | that the sum of $4 be paid for cutting and splitting 8 cords of wood at the Town Hall and the Clerk give an order for the same to N.E.Brown |

9 | that the Reeve be paid the sum of $2.80 for getting two bylaws ? And the clerk order the same to be paid to the Reeve as he advanced the said amount |

10 | that as Joseph Pritchard and Peter McLean having given up their contract for repairs on the Victoria Road the following sections No 2,3,4,5 and 8 be awarded to Thomas Woods for the sum of $1.25 per cubic yard |

11 | that this council do now adjourn until the first Monday in April at the hour of ten o clock AM |

1872 | May |

1 | that the salary of the Collectors be $15.00 each for the current year |

1 | that the prayer of the petition of W.B.Rivers and others be complied with and Robert Widdows be appointed overseer of road division No 15 in place of Ellis Curtis deceased |

2 | that a further sum of $199 be granted on the petition of John Calwell and others on the side road between Lots 6 and 7 in the first concession to finish the blasting of the rock |

3 | that the sum of one hundred dollars be granted for blasting and removing a rock between Lots 6&7 in the first concession of Elizabethtown be paid to Robert Russell agreeable to the certificate of the commissioners and the Clerk give an order for the same. |

4 | that Mary Murphy and Mary Major Widows be relieved from their statute labour taxes as they are in poor circumstances and the road overseer get a copy of this resolution |

4 | that the sum of $20 be granted on the petition of John Horton and 29 others to lay out on the road leading from Mr Mauds Mill to Bellenyes Station and William Baker be commissioner to lay out the same |

5 | that the sum of $12 be paid to Nicholas E.Brown for serving notices for court of Revision for this municipality |

5 | that the arrears of taxes on Lot No 37 in the 10 concession of Elizabethtown amounting to 3pounds, 7 shillings be struck off the County Treasurer Book as this council in ? It has been an error in the amount and the County Treasure get a copy of this resolution |

6 | that the Clerk be paid the sum of $2.00 for his services connecting with the appeal court before County Judges |

6 | that the sum of $7 be granted on the recommend of R.B.Clark, M.D. to send Joseph Duclon to the Hospital in Kingston as be is most blind and in destitute circumstances and the Clerk give an order for the same to be paid William Stafford |

7 | that Charles Goff be paid the sum of ten dollars for building a bridge on the Victoria Macadamized Road Section seven to be paid out of the road fund |

7 | that the sum of $15 be granted to Mrs McGrew in the Village of Lyn, as she is in destitute circumstances and the Clerk give an order for the same to be paid to Mrs Nicholson to lay ought as she thinks best |

8 | that the clerk be and he is hereby authorised to prepare and post Notices agreeable to the report of the road Surveyor and in accordance with the 233 section of the Municipal institute of Upper Canada |

9 | that Reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorized to grant R.W.Grant a certificate to the issuer of licences to obtain a tavern licence as he has complied with the laws and by laws of this municipality in that behalf |

10 | that the sum of twenty five dollars be paid to John Baker as part of his salary as commis of road and the clerk order the same be paid out of road fund |

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

11 | that Thomas Bell overseer of road division No. be allowed to lay out from fifteen to twenty days statute labour out of said division on the side road between lots No 6 & & in the 9th Concession leading a cross Mud Creek |

11 | that leave be giving to introduce a bylaw to restrain the running at large in the Township of Elizabethtown of Certain animals thus mentioned |

15 | that F.L.Moor treasurer be and he is hereby authorized to call on George Buell Esq of Lyn for a certain amount of fines laying in his hands due this municipality |

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

1872 | June |

1 | that the sum of $100 be paid to Robbert Russel for work done on the side road between Lots No 6 & 7 in the first Concession as certified by the Commissioners to lay ought the same and the clerk give an order for the same |

2 | that the sum of ten dollars be paid to Alexander Matheson and George W. Eathon for overseeing the cutting of a rock near the GTR crossing laying between Lot ^6 & 7 in the first concession and the clerk order the same to be paid to Henry Cole |

3 | that the sum of $25 be granted on the petition of Sidney Estocl and 26 others to lay ought between 2 & 3 concession of Elizabethtown opposite Lots No 5 and Sidney Easton be Commissioner to lay ought the same |

4 | that the sum of $100 be granted on the petition of E.L.White and 72 others to lay ought on the side road between Lots No 24 &25 in the 9,10,11 concession of Elizabethtown and Robbert Powel & Samuel Tackabery be commissioners to lay ought the same, the money to be paid when the work is done |

5 | that John Smith and Alexander Borthwick be appointed commissioners to oversee a grant made on the road leading from Greenbush to the ? Codammed road instead of Thomas Green and William Robinson resigned |

6 | that James Green be and is hereby authorized to do his statute labour between the 3 & 4 concession opposite Lots No 26 & 27 in Elizabethtown and the Path Master get a copy of this resolution |

7 | that the assessors Joseph Stacy and David Simpson be paid the sum of $100 each as payment of their salary in full and the Clerk give an order for the same |

9 | that the Reeve and the deputy Reeves of this township be and are hereby appointed a committee from this township Council to consult with the respected council of the town of Brockville and the United Counties with reference to moving or remedying the nuisance caused on Perth street road by the Grand Trunk Railway Company |

9 | that the sum of $40 granted for the purpose blasting and removing a rock on the hill commonly called loves hill in the 7th con opposite Lot No 7 be paid to Samuel Hawkins one of the commissioners as the work is now completed and the clerk give an order for the same |

10 | that the sum of $6 be granted to Stephen Smyth on the petition of S. Donaldson and others as he is in helpless condition and in destitute circumstances and the clerk give an order for the same to be paid to his wife |

11 | that the sum of $10 be granted on the petition of Olis Biollis and others to lay ought on the road leading from Richard Hows to Coalmans Canal provided the Division dose the same amount in work and Hennery Lee be commissioner to lay ought the same |

12 | that the Reeve be paid the sum of $4 for services connected with the examining the Townline between Elizabethtown and Young and the Clerk order the same to be paid |

13 | that the sum of $30 be added to the Treasurers Sallary $20 to be paid out of the township fund and $10 dollars out of the road fund said addition to take effect at the commencement of the current year |

14 | that this council do now adjourn until the first Tuesday in July next at ten o’clock AM |

1872 | July |

2 | that William E Booth be paid the sum of five dollars for two sheep killed by dogs as he has produced a certificate from two justices of the peace swearing in such cases and that the clerk order the same out of the dog fund |

5 | that Stephen Scott treasurer of this township get an extra salary of twenty dollars on account of keeping an excellent account of the Victoria Macadamized Road and the said extra salary take affect from the first Day of Jany 1866 and the said sum to be paid out of the road fund |

6 | that the sum of two dollars be paid to the Reeve for getting and posting up notices respecting toll gates No 1 and 2 and the clerk order the same to be paid |

8 | that the Tender of James Barrington being $503 for Tool Gate No 2 be excepted as it is the highest and the Bail Satisfactory |

9 | that Reeve Atchison be paid back one dollar out of the Dog taxes as he has paid it and owned no dog |

11 | that the petition of John Hawkins and nineteen others be complied with we therefore offer the sum of twenty five dollars of the petitioners give the same amount in labour and we therefore appoint John Hawkins and John A. Horton commissioners to see that the work and money is well laid out |

12 | that the Clerk prepare a By law for the fixing a place for the meeting of Electors for the nomination of Reeve, Dep Reeve and councillors and for the holding of the next Municipal Election and that the Town Hall New Dublin be the place and that Thomas Woods be appointed returning officer |

14 | that the license inspectors be paid $5. each being the balance of their sallary for the year |

15 | that the $30 granted to drain the 8th concession in front of lot No 8 be paid to Stafford McBratney and James McClarne commissioners appoint to lay out the same |

16 | that this council do now adjourn until Thursday 20th at the hour of ten o’clock AM |

1872 | August |

1 | that the application of the Trustees of School Section No 5 be complied with and the sum of $200 be levied and collected on the Taxable property of said section exclusive of expenses |

2 | that the application of the Trustees of School Section No 26 be complied with and the sum of $80 dollars be levied and collected on the Taxable property of said section exclusive of expenses |

3 | that the account of David Wylie be paid to the amount of $27 and the Clerk give an order for the same $8 to be paid ought of the road fund |

4 | that the application of trustees of school section No 1 Elizabethtown be complied with and the sum of $150 be leavied and collected and the rateable property of said section for school purposes exclusive of expenses |

5 | that the application of School Trustees Section No 18 be complied with and the sum of $100 dollars be levied and collected on the Taxable property of said section exclusive of expenses |

6 | that the sum of $20 be granted to aid in the support of Mrs Wm Graves and the clerk order the same to be paid to Mrs Nicolson to layout as she thinks best |

7 | that James Harknes be allowed to occupy a small piece of a public road laying West of his house Lot No 7 in the 2nd Concession until required for public use |

8 | that the sum of $20 granted on the leading road from Mr Mauds Mill to Bellamyes Station be paid to William Baker Junior as the work is done and certified by the Commissioner and the Clerk give and order for the same |

8 | that the sum of $25 granted for the purpose of draining the Public road between the second and third concession of Elizabethtown opposite Lot No 5 be paid to Sidney Easton the commissioner appointed to lay out the same as the amount is expended |

9 | that the sum of four dollars be paid F.L.Moore for extra trouble with school moneys and $1.50 be paid for postage and stationary to him and the clerk order the same to be paid in accordance with his bill |

10 | that the tender of Joseph Pritchard be received for Building the Bridge at Lyn at the sum of $196. |

11 | that the application of School Trustees Section No 2 be complied with and the sum of $240 be levied and collected on the Taxable property of said section exclusive of expenses |

12 | that the sum of $167.50 be paid to Joseph Pritchard for bracking and spreading 184 yards of stones on the Victoria Macadamized road and the Clerk give and order for the same to be paid ought of the road fund |

13 | that the sum of $74.40 be paid to Peter McLaran for cutting and removing the hill on the Calaforny Road and the Clerk give an order for the same |

14 | that this Council do now adjourn and stand adjourned until the first Monday in September next at ten of the clock AM |

1872 | September |

1 | that the sum of $800 dollars be levied and collected on the assessed Taxable property of the Township of Elizabethtown for Township Purposes for the current year |

2 | that the sum of $8 be granted to Mrs Albery as she is in destitute circumstances and her husband is sick and under the Doctors care, and the Clerk give an order for the same |

3 | that the parties living in the 1st, 2nd & 3rd concessions of the municipality of Elizabethtown be allowed to pass through toll gate No 1 of the Victoria Macadamized road at a rate not exceeding $3 per annum for each team, minerals and rail road cordwood excepted and that the Clerk prepare a by law in accordance with this resolution |

4 | that the application of the Trustees of School Section No 15 be complied with and the sum of $155 be levied and collected on the assessed taxable property of said Section exclusive of all expenses for the year 1872 |

5 | that the reeve and Clerk be and are hereby authorised to grant Charles W.Bonested a certificate to the Issuer of licenses for a transfer of the tavern license of John Warren to hi the said Charles W.Bonesteel as he has complied with the law and bylaw of this municipality in that behalf |

6 | that the sum of sixty dollars to be paid to Alexander Morrison as he has paid out the same last winter for shovelling snow and keeping road open on order of road commissioner John Baker and the Clerk order the same to be paid to be paid out of the road fund |

7 | that this council do now adjourn until the first Monday in October at the o clock AM |

1872 | October |

1 | that the sum of $196. be paid to Joseph Pritchard for building of a bridge at Lyn in accordance with specifications and a further sum of $50 for building 4 wings and removing a wall and the clerk give an order for the same |

2 | that James Nicholson be paid the sum of $4.19 for furnishing provisions to Mrs Wm Grand as she is in destitute circumstances and the Clerk order the same to be paid to the mover |

3 | that the sum of $10 dollars be granted to the Overseer of Road Division No 11 to buy plank to cover two culberts in said division and the Clerk order the sane to be paid to the mover |

4 | that the sum of $4 be paid to Stephen Smyth on the petition of Pierce Acheson and others as he is in destitute circumstances and the Clerk give an order for the same |

5 | that the Clerk be paid $8.00 and the Reeve and assessors be paid $4.oo each for their Services in selecting jurors and the Clerk give a order on the Treasurer for the same |

6 | that the sum of $40 be granted on the petition of Robert J.Jelly and 37 others to repair the side road between lots No 6 & 7 in the 9 concession of Elizabethtown and William Hill and William J.Mclean act as commissioners to lay ought the same money to be paid when the work is done |

7 | that the sum of $136. 50 cents be paid to Peter McLarance for breaking and spreading 109 yds & 7 feet of stone on the Victoria Macadamized Road as per the order of the commissioner and the Clerk give an order for the sae to be paid out of the road fund |

9 | for leave to introduce a by-law to Govern the Tolles to be charged to parties living in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Concessions of Elizabethtown |

10 | that said by-law be read the second time forth with |

11 | that said by-law be read the third time forth with |

12 | that said By law do now pass and be entitled bylaw to govern the toolls to be charged to parties living in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd concessions of Elizabethtown |

15 | that said by-law be read a third time forthwith |

16 | that said bylaw do now pass and be entitled by law to levy and collect the several sums of money therein mentioned for School purposes |

17 | that leve be giving to introduce a bylaw to levy and collect the sum of $800 dollars upon the taxable Property of the Township of Elizabethtown for Township Purposes |

18 | that said by-law be read the second time forth with |

19 | that said by-law be read a third time forthwith |

20 | that said bylaw do now pass and be entitled by law to leavy and collect the sum of $800 dollars upon the Taxable Property of the Township of Elizabethtown for Township Purposes |

21 | that the reeve be paid the sum of $6 and that Wm Stafford and Robert Widdess be paid the sum of $5 each for their services in connection with the Lyn Bridge |

22 | tat the Council do now adjourn until the first Monday in November next at 10 o’clock AM |

that Stafford McBratney Esq. Reeve Samuel McNish, Esq deputy Reeve and Frederick J. Moor Esq. Treasurer e appointed as delegates to proceed to Toronto to confer with the Government with regards to our indebt ? To the Municipal Loan Fund | |

1872 | November |

1 | that the sum of $100 be paid to Alexander Borthwick & John Smith as part of grant on the side road leading from the Macadamized Road to Green Bush as certified by the commissioners and the clerk give an order for the same |

3 | that the accounts of J.R. Moor and ? Be received and laid over for further consideration |

4 | that the Reeve and Clerk be and they hereby authorised to grant James Logan a Certificate to the Insurer of Tavern Licence for a transfer of the Tavern License of Arthur W. Nerdeem to him James Logan as he has complied with the by laws of this municipality in that behalf |

5 | that the sum of $12 be paid to Thomas Alberry on the petition of John Turner and others as he is sick and in destitute circumstances and the Clerk give an order for the same to be paid to his wife |

6 | that the petition of P.P.Pomroy and eighty five others in reference to a reduction on the tole gate No 1 on Victoria Macadamized road of this municipality be received and laid over for further consideration |

6 | that the petition of Luther Kilborn be received and the Clerk prepare notices in accordance with the 323 Section of the Municipal Institute of Upper Canada and agreeable to the above named petition that the said petitioner intend to apply to this council at its next meeting to pass a by law for that purpose |

7 | that the Reeve be and he is hereby authorized to advertise for the leasing of Toll Gate No 1 and No 2 on the Victoria Road and the repairs of said road for the year 1873 |

8 | that the sum of $145.28 cents be paid to Amos Easton for breaking and spreading 121 yards 2 feet of stone on the Victoria Macadamized road as certified by the Commissioner and the Clerk give an order for the same to be paid out of the road fund |

9 | that the sum of $5 be paid to John Kendrick for a coffin for Mrs Cooper as she was in destitute circumstances and also 70 cents for two brooms furnished for the use of Town Hall and the Clerk give an order for the same |

10 | that James Nicholson be paid the sum of $5.34 cents for provisions to Mrs McGraw a destitute woman for the last month and the clerk ask the same to be paid to the woman |

11 | that his council do hereby guarantee to protect F.J.Moore Treasurer of the Township of Elizabethtown against action by the Ontario government to recover from him the said treasurer as his duties the amount of interest due under the five per cent in the dollar arrangement for the current year that is to say the sum of $2288.95 |

12 | that this council do now adjourn and stand adjourned until the first Monday in December at 10 of the clock AM |

21 | that James Beceknary be appointed Returning Officer for the first Electoral Division and Richard Ken be appointed Returning Officer for the second Electoral Division of the Township of Elizabethtown to hold the next Municipal Election for the year 1873 |