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A.

AD QUOD DAMNUM.
Writ of to be issued by the Clerk of
the County Court of Henrico, on
request of the Directors of Public

Buildings, &c. 7 8

See Streets, and , 26
ALDERMEN.

Who eligible, 12
How, and by whom elected, 12
Their number, 12 15 22 29
Jurisdiction of, - 14 15 21
Vacancy, how supplied, 13

ARROWS.,
. Not to be discharged from any Bow,
in the streets,
- ASSEMBLY, GENERAL
When first held in the Town of Rich-
mond, -
See Representative.
ASSESSOR.
When and by whom appointed,
Bond, and Qualification, 6 67
Salary of, . 71 121
When and by whom Bond may be
put in suit, 76
Duties of, 67 68 69
. To make a list annually of the Tax
on Houses and Lots, in the City,<-
whether improved or not—and
enter it in a book,
Fach Lot or part of a Lot, to be en-
tered separately—with the num-
ber, quantity, and value of ground
and improvements; name of own-
er, his residence and amount of
Taxes,
Alterations, of ownership, value,
improvements, title, to be notic-
ed,
Frrors in entries or descriptions of
the preceding years, to be cor-
rected;—but no transfer of any
Lot, heretofore correctly charg-
ed, shall be made, but on record:
evidence, * *
A. List of Taxable Personal Pro-
so of residents, to be annual-
y taken,_-distinguishing each
species, with the amount of
Tax, separately, and in the ag-
gregate, . -
in taking Lists of Real and Per-
sonal property,+-how to pro-
cotti, 67 68 69

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Owners, and agents of non-residents,
to state on oath the accuracy of
Lists, or in what they are defective, 67 68
Penalty on failure to do so,
Duty of Assessor, on such failure,
Lots of Decedents to be charged to
their Estates—and their Personal
property liable for Taxes thereon,
until regular transfers made to Heirs
or Devisees, -
Assessor, to enter his own property,
and that for which he is liable,
Assessor, as soon after the 1st of
March, in every year, as practica-
ble—to call on every person charge-
able with any Tax, for a written list
of the subjects—to be authentica-
ted by the oath of the furnisher, 68 69
Oath to be administered by Assessor, 69
Penalty on failure to furnish such list
—or to authenticate it by oath, 69
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In case of such failure, how Assessor
to proceed,
Two fair copies of Lists to be furnish-
ed to the Chamberlain, on or before
the 1st July—one for the Hall, and
the other for the Collector,
The Assessor to be regulated in the
manner of performing his duties, as
nearly as practicable, by that pre-
scribed by Act, 6th March, 1819,
to the Commissioner of the Reve.
nue, -
Assessor, when not also Commis-
sioner of the Revenue, to obtain
from the Clerk's of Hustings and
County Courts, lists of Deeds, Wills,
&c. recorded within the preceding
year,
Expenses—how defrayed,
Errors of Assessor, when and how rec.
tified, -
See Equalizers.

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|Buildings, number of, erected with-

Ordinaries and Houses of Private En-
tertainment, yearly rent thereof,
to be ascertained and returned by
Assessor, in his List of Taxable
Lots,

Rent of, how ascertained,

73.
71

69

70
70

in the preceding year—their maté-
rials, height, uses, &c. to be ascer-
tained and returned, " 70 71

General regulations—to be pursued in

preparing said Lists,

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oath, 82 83|
B.
BALL.
Playing at, in Streets, prohibited, 116
BALLOONS,

Not to be set off, without permission
in writing, &c.
BANDY.
Playing at, in Streets, prohibited,
BASIN-MASTER.
By whom, and when appointed,
Term, &c.
Oath of office,
Salary,
Duties and authority of -
Boats not to float at large in Basin,
Penalty on setting afloat, boats made
fast, -- 114
Boats afloat, to be secured by Basin-
Master, and disposed of,
BounIDARIšS OF THE CITY.
Ascertained, - 20
Coutts’ Addition and Watson’s Tene-
ment to be taken as part of the City, 2
Commissioners appointed by the Exe-
cutive, to ascertain and establish, 27
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Lots—how owners may have them in-
cluded within City Boundary,
Streets, to be extended to the Boun:
"dary line—and the dividing lines of
the Wards, e. -
- BRAN.
To be sold and bought by weight,
Average weight of b 1shel,

Aage.
BREAD.
Assize of sole power of establishing,
vested in Hustings Court, 14

Loaf-bread exposed for sale, to be sold
by avoirdupois weight,

To be made of good and wholesome
flour or meal,

Weight of Loaves,

Loaves to be stamped with the initials
of the makers name, and the figures
designating the weight of each loaf, 101

Penalty on selling or exposing for
sale, bread, without stamp, or false-
ly stamped,

Or bread made of unwholesome flour
or meal—or containing alum or any .

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other unwholesome ingredient, 101

Penalties, how recovered, 101
BRICK-RILNS.

How regulated, 116

BRIDGE over Shocke Creek.
Corporation authorized to raise mo-
ney by Lottery to erect a stone
bridge over,
BUILDING MATERIALS.
Obstruction to Streets by, how re-
lated,
BUILDINGS, Reparation of
Precautions to be taken to warn foot
passengers against passing under
the roof, chimney, &c. of buildings

undergoing repairs, 115
BUILDINGS, Public.

Ground appropriated for, 6

Location of, 9 27:

BURYING PLACES.

Richmond Hill. Regulations for the

germent of-by whom establish-

ed,
Walls, Gates, &c. how and by whom

kept in repair, 86 87
Sexton of, by whom appointed,
Interments therein, -how regulat-

ed., 86 87 90
Shocka Hill. Committee of how con-

stituted—and powers,
Keeper of, when and by whom ap-

pointed, &c. 87
To give Bond, &c. 87
Duty of Salary and Fees, 88
Interments—how regulated, 89 90
Graves—depth of, 88
Title to Sections of ground—how ac-

quired, 88 89
When to revert to City, 89
Enclosures of, regulated, 89
Injuries to enclosures, T omb-Stones,

&c. how punished,

BUTCHERS.
See Markets.
BUTTER, -

Sale of, regulated, 107 106

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When may act by Deputy, 110
To receive Rents of Stalls, 105

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How disposed of, 108
To inspect Measures, &c. 109

Duty of, on any Stall becoming va-
cant,
To examine Meats, Fish, Fowls, &c.
and if defective—how to proceed, 107
Butter, Oysters, &c. if bought in City,
or consigned therein, &c. to be seiz-

105.

Examine Butter, &c. sold by weight,
and seize, if deficient, - 109
Authority of, within Market limits, as
to wagons, &c. - 100
See JMarkets, -
COLLECTOR OF 'RAXES,

By whom, and when appointed, 72

Bond, - 72

May appoint a Deputy, with the ap-
probation of the Hall,

{Duty of, - 72.73

To collect all Taxes and Levies, im-
posed by any Ordinance, 72

To commence 1st August in each year, 72
Distress for tax, when may be *},
73

and on what levied,
How disposed of, 73
|Insolvents and Absentees—list of, to -
be returned on oath, certified by
Court of Hustings, to the Chamber-
lain, within six months after tax is
payable, • " 3
Subject to corrections of the Hall, 73
Compensation of, - 72
See Taaces. -
COMMON COUNCIL,
Who eligible, 12
Who not eligible, 15
By whom elected, 12 24
Mode of election, 12 23 24
By whom conducted, 23
How constituted, 13 14 16 29
Qualifications—to be judged of by
Common Councilmen elect, 24
Oath of, - 41
President of, 25
COMMON-HALL.
When and by whom may be convened, 25
Quorum, 5 25
Authority of, 25
See Common Council.
COMMONS.
Common Hall empowered to lease.
sell, or use a parcel of land, ceded
by William Byrd, in the year 1742,
as a common for the use of the in-
habitants of Richmond, &c. 33
CONSTABLE.
To be annually appointed by Hustings
Court, - 29
To take the oath of Constable, and
give bond, &c. 29

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May appoint Deputies, with the ap-

probation of the Court, 30
Authority of, 29
Fees, 29 30

Ca. Sa..when may be executed by him, 37
Henrico Constables—authority of, re-
stricted, 32
CORN.
To be sold and bought by weight,
Bushel, average weight of,

CORPORATION.

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The Town of Richmond, incorporated, 13
Style of, 12
To have a common Seal, 13 16
Keeper of, 36
General corporate powers, 13 25 38
To erect Public Buildings,
Work-Houses,
Houses of Correction,
Court-House,
Prison,
- Market-House,
Hospitals, &c. 13
To purchase Fire Engines, 13 21
Sink Wells, 13
Tax Ordinaries, 14
Expel disorderly persons, &c. . 14
Fine Tippling-Houses, 14
See Hustings Court.
Common Council.
Property vested in the Trustees of
the Town of Richmond, vested in
Corporation, 15

COUNTY LEVY.
See Titheables.
COURTS.

Of Appeals,<-High Court of Chance-

ry, General Court, &c.—when first

held in the Town of Richmond,
See Hustings Court.

CRACKERS.

See Fire-Works.

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D.

DIRECTORS OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
Authority of, 7 8 9 10 17 18 27
See Lots.
- DOGS.
When not to run at large, 122
Under what restrictions and regula-
tions admitted in the Streets, 124
Owner of, who deemed,
Dogs, found at large, how secured and
disposed of, 122 123 124
Redemption, terms of,
Penalty on permitting to go at large, 124
Strangers, when affected by this Or-
dinance, - 125
Penalty on obstructing the execution
of this Ordinance, 12
See JMarkets.

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DOGS.-JMad
Proceedings against, 123
DRAYS.
See Wagons, Drays, &c.
E.
ELECTIONS.
Of Common-Councilmen, 12 16 22 23
Mayor, Recorder and Aldermen, 29
Delegate to represent the City, 19
See Ward Elections.
ENGINES. Fire
See Fire Department. -
EQUALIZERS.
When and by whom appointed, 70
Duty of, - 70 71
See Assessor.
ERRORS.. "
Of Assessor, how and when rectified 69 70
F.
FEES. -
Of Constable, 29
Guager, 61
Magazine Keeper, 64
Chamberlain,
For entering Wagons, &c., 53.57

License for Public Exhibi-
tions,

Auctioneers,

FILTH and DIRT.
See JWuisance.

... FINES and PENALTIES.
How recovered and appropriated, 48 100
FIRES.

77
82 83

Fire Companies:

How constituted, 91
Immunities of, 91 92
Roll of, to be reported to Courts
of Enquiry by Commandants, 92
Effect of report, 92
Penalty on failure to report, 92
Empowered to elect officers, and
make by-laws, 93
Election, when and to whom cer-
tified, 93
. Meetings of, 93
Absentees to be reported, . 93
Fire Department.
whom constituted, 94
Clerk of, when and how appoint-
ed, 95
Duty of, - 95
Vacancies in the office of Princi-
pal Engineer, and Fire War-
dens—how filled, 97
May adopt rules, &c. to be ap-
proved by the Common-Hall, 94
Empowered to make by-laws, and
regulate their own proceedings
in meetings, - 95

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