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• OF THE
CITY COUNCIL OF CHARLESTON,S.C.
TO WHICH ARE ANNEXED,
EXTRACTS FROM THE ACTS OF THE LEGISLATURE WHICH RE-
LATE TO THE CITY OF CHARLESTON.
City Council of Charleston,
IN THE STATE OF SOUTH-CAROLINA,
MADE PURSUANT TO A RESOLUTION OF THE COUNCIL,
Hon. JOHN GEDDES, Intendant,
JOHN HASLETT, JOHN H. MITCHELL,
Esq’rs. MEMBERS of the CITY COUNCIL.
Jlow books in
Accounts. WHEREAS the Legislature did, in their last session, pass an act to change the manner and form of keeping the public accounts of this state; and the propriety of a uniform mode of currency, throughout
Passsed, Jan'y. the United States, becoming every day more obvious, 16th, 1796. and with a wish to forward the same, as also for inducing our fellow citizens to follow the example in their different transactions
1. Be it ordained, That from and after the first day of February next, all accounts in the public offices of public offices this city, shall be kept in dollars, cents, and mills; a are to be kept. cent the hundredth part of a dollar, a mill the thousandth part of a dollar.
2. That it shall be the duty of the City Treasurer, in compliance with the intent and meaning of this ordinance, to open a new sett of books, in dollars, cents, and mills; and in like manner keep a cash book, in dollars, cents and mills, in which shall be entered the daily receipts and expenditures of the treasury.
3. That from and after the first day of February next, all judgments obtained in the court of wardens,* of any nature whatsoever, shall in like manner be entered up in dollars, cents and mills, agreeable to the intent and meaning of this o. Jinance.
* Now in the Inferior City Court.