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City, shall once in every year, cause such Wagon to be entered with the Clerk of the Common Hall; and every owner of a Dray or Cart who shall wish to employ the same for hire as aforesaid, shall annually, cause such Dray or Cart to be entered with the said Clerk, and shall previously to obtaining a License, give Bond with such security, as may be satisfactory to said Clerk, payable to the Mayor, Aldermen and Commonalty of the City of Richmond, in the penalty of three hundred dollars, conditioned for the faithful delivery of all articles which may be entrusted to the driver of such Wagon, Dray or Cart, during the term for which such License shall be obtained, which Bond may be put in suit, and prosecuted from time to time, for the benefit, and at the proper costs and charges of any person injured by reason of the breach of the condition thereof, until the penalty therein expressed shall be fully recovered.
2. The Clerk of the Common Hall is hereby required to keep a Register of all Wagons, Drays or Carts with him entered, in regular númbers, to direct the numerical of said Register, with the initials of the owner's name to be annexed, in plain characters, in white paint on a dark ground, to each Wagon, Dray or Cart, and to grant unto every person, requiring it, a copy of such entry and number; and he shall be entitled to demand and receive for every such attestation twenty-five cents; and every owner who shall fail to make the entry by this Ordinance required, or shall neglect to cause the numerical and initials of the entry to be painted in large letters and figures on the sides of each Wagon and Cart, and on the shafts of each Dray, shall forfeit and pay the sum of four dollars for each and
3. Every person making an entry as before directed, shall account with and pay to the Clerk of the Common Hall, twenty dollars for each Wagon, Dray or Cart, and a like sum for every renewal of such Register.
4. It shall be the duty of the Mayor previously to the first day of January, in each year, to make report in writing to the Clerk of the Common Hall, of such drivers of Wagons, Drays and Carts, as are, in his opinion, improper persons to drive the same, and the Clerk shall, upon receiving such representation, refuse a License to any owner of a Wagon, Dray or Cart to be thereafter driven by the same driver: Provided, That such owner may have the right of appealing from such decision of the Clerk, to the Common Hall.
5. The owner or possessor of any Wagon, Dray or Cart, employed. in the transportation of Tobacco, Flour, Hemp, Coal, Lime, Sand, Bricks, Stone, Tile, or Timber, although such employment be for the benefit of the owner, shall once in each year, enter the same with the Clerk of the Common Hall, under the same penalties, conditions and restrictions as are herein before prescribed: Provided, That no bond shall be required from such owner. The owner of every Wagon, Dray, or Cart entered on the terms prescribed in this section, shall, when entering the same, pay to the Clerk of the Common Hall, two dollars and fifty cents for each wheel: Provided, always, That such entry shall not be required of the owner of a Cart or Wagon, employed.ex- . clusively in transporting Fuel or Provisions for the consumption of his or her own family.
6. The owner or driver of a Wagon, Dray or Cart, whether licensed or not, who shall suffer the same to pass or stand upon any Street within the City, except when receiving or discharging his load, without holding in his hand reins of sufficient strength, or shall permit his Horses, Mules or other beasts of burden to be driven faster than a walk, or shall drive upon the Foot-Way, or wantonly smack a whip to the annoyance of the Citizens, or shall feed or permit to be fed in any Street, any Horses, Mules or other Beasts, or shall drive his Wagon with a wheel locked when passing upon any Paved Street, shall for each offence, forfeit and pay the sum of two dollars, if a free man, or receive any number of stripes not exceeding ten, if he be a Slave.
7. If any driver of a licensed or unlicensed Dray, Cart or Wagon, shall be convicted of beating his Horses or Mules cruelly with a stick or the but end of the whip, or otherwise, if a free man, shall forfeit and pay for every such offence four dollars, to be recovered by Warrant before any Justice of the Peace for the City of Richmond, and if a Slave, he shall receive any number of stripes, in the discretion of a Magistrate, not exceeding twenty.
8. A full Dray or Cart load or load of a Wagon drawn by two Horses only, shall be considered 1500 pounds weight, provided that a Hogshead of Tobacco or Sugar not exceeding in weight eighteen hundred, shall be considered as a load for two Horses, and a load for a Wagon drawn by four Horses three thousand pounds.
9. Every person who shall offer a load to any Wagon, Dray or Cart, shall pay the rate of carriage hereinafter to be prescribed, or
give a ticket signed with his, her or their names at full length, expressing the places from whence the load was taken, and the place at which it is to be delivered; and any person who shall be convicted of giving a ticket not conformable hereto, shall forfeit and pay four times the rate which is allowed for such load.
10. The rates for every Dray, Cart or Wagon drawn by two Horses, shall be as follows, viz:
Cents. From Rocketts' Landing to Rocketts' Warehouse,
16 To Twenty-Fifth Street,
184 To any place on Richmond Hill,
25 To Twenty-Second Street,
20 To Twentieth Street,
25 To Seventeenth Street,
25 To Fifteenth Street,
30 To Thirteenth Street, south of F Street,
30 To Eleventh Street, To any part of Madison Ward, west of Eleventh Street and between F Street and the Canal,
35 To any part of Madison Ward, south of the Basin,
373 To any part of Madison Ward, north of F Street,
371 To the Armory,
50 To Cunningham's Mills,
50 To the Penitentiary,
623 To any part of Moi roe Ward, south of H Street, and east
of Fourth Street, inclusive, To any part of Monroe Ward, north of H Street, and east of Fourth Street,
44 To any part of Monroe Ward, south of H Street, between Fourth and First Streets,
44 To any part of Monroe Ward, between H and L Streets, and Fourth and First Streets,
50 To any part of Monroe Ward, west of First Street, and south of H Street,
50 To any part of Monroe Ward, north of L street, and west of First Street,
58 From the Basin to Shockoe Ware-House,
12% To Fourteenth Street,
16 To Seventeenth Street,
To Nineteenth Street or the Dock,
20 To Twenty-Second Street, To Twenty-Fifth Street,
25 To Rocketts' Ware-House,
28 To any place on Richmond Hill,
35 To Seabrook's Ware-House,
22 From thence to Rocketts', To Philpots' Ware-House,
22 From thence to Rocketts',
25 To Ludlum's Wharf on Mayo's Island,
30 From Public Ware-House to udlam's Wharf,
33 To any part of Madison Ward, west of Fourteenth Street, and south of E Street, inclusive,
16 To any part of Madison Ward, north of E Street, and southeast of the Public Square,
183 To any part of Madison Ward, north of the Public Square and Governor's House,
22 To any part of Madison Ward, south of H Street, and west of the Public Square,
20 To any part of Madison Ward, west of Ninth Street, and between H and K Streets,
25 To any part of Madison Ward, north of K Street,
30 To any part of Monroe Ward, south of H Street, and east of Fourth Street,
22 To any part of Monroe Ward, between First and Fourth Streets, and north of H Street,
28 To any part of Monroe Ward, south of H and west of First Street,
30 To any part of Monroe Ward, east of Fourth, and north of H Street,
28 To any part of Monroe Ward, between H and L Streets, and First and Fourth Streets,
30 To any part of Monroe Ward, north of L and west of First Street,
42 To the Penitentiary, From the Penitentiary, to any part of H Street, west of Shockce Creek,
25 To any part of E Street, west of Seventeenth Street,
37 For all other distances, the rates established at places nearest thereto. Double the above rates shall be allowed for a load in a Wagon drawn by four Horses, or other beasts of burden.
11. And if any driver of a Licensed Wagon, Dray or Cart, shall be convicted of demanding or receiving any higher rates, than are herein before expressed, the owner thereof shall forfeit and pay the sum of four dollars for every such offence: Provided, that no other bargain was made previous to the driver taking on his load.
12. Every person wishing to keep for hire any Chariot, Coachee, Jersey-Wagon, Phæton, Chair, Gig, or other pleasure Carriage, shall cause the same to be entered with the Clerk of the Common Hall in like manner, as is by this Ordinance prescribed, for the entry of Wagons, Drays and. Carts.
13. The penalties for failing to enter, mark or number, any. Charriot, Coachee, Jersey Wagon, Phæton, Chair, Gig, or other Pleasure Carriage, shall be the same as are prescribed respecting Wagons, Drays and Carts, in the first and second Sections of this Ordinanceand it shall be the duty of the Mayor, and he may with like effect as aforesaid, enter his objections to any dirver or drivers of any such Carriage.
14. The Clerk of the Common Hall previously to granting the Certificate before mentioned, shall demand and receive three dollars per wheel on every Carriage so entered, which shall procure a Licence for one year, and twenty-five cents as his fee for making such entry.
15. The Rates for every such four-wheeled Carriage shall be as follows, viz: twenty-five cents for the use of such Carriage; provided the distance be less than ten Squares; and three cents per Square, if the distance be more than ten Squares. The price by the hour shall be one dollar for the first hour; and fifty cents for every hour thereafter; and fifty per centum additional upon the Rates: for services rendered after ten o'clock at night. No driver shall be compelled to receive more than four grown persons for the above Rates; from Cunningham's Mill to the intersection of the Canal in Fifth Street, shall be considered as three Squares; the distance between the point of intersection of Rocketts Street and E Street and the Bridge over Gillies Creek, shall be considered as five Squares; and the distance from the said Bridge to the Coal Yard adjoining Nicolson's Wharf, shall be considered as four Squares.
16. It shall be the duty of every driver of such Carriage to be at all times furnished with a Table of the above Rates, under the penal