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MINUTES

OF THE

COMMON COUNCIL

MINUTES

OF THE

COMMON COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

1784-1831

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PUBLISHED BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK

NEW YORK

1917

[1] In Common Council November 10th 1825 Present—The Honb' William Paulding Mayor President

Richard Riker Esquire Recorder
Aldermen

Assistants
Henry J Wyckoff

Thomas Bolton
William H Ireland

Samuel St John
Samuel Cowdrey

Philip Hone
John Webb

John Agnew
Mathew Reed

William Burtsell
Asa Mann

Josiah Hedden
Jacob B Taylor

Jameson Cox
William A Davis

Daniel E Dunscomb
Gideon Ostrander

William P Rathbone The Minutes of the Regular and two Special Meetings were read and approved

A Petition of James Amory was received stating that he purchased from the Corporation several Lots of Common Land that he is anxious of improving the same and requests the Corporation would unite with him in building a Partition Wall between these lands and also that they would cause a Well and Pump to be sunk near the premisesThe same having been read was referred to the Committee on Repairs

A Petition of Justice P Noble was received stating that he was in extreme poverty and praying to be permitted to make use of some Public place under the Control of the Corporation where he may make an (2] address to the People and solicit Pecuniary aid to enable him to go with his Family (to] Louisiana—The same having been read was referred to the Committe of Charity

A Petition of Ernest Keyser lessee of a Lot in Mott Street praying that the lease of said Lot may be renewed to him for Twenty one years was referred to the Finance Committe with powers

A Petition of John Flack Duncan P Campbell and others praying a Water Grant may be made to them on the East River between the Grant already made to them and Twenty third street was read and referred to the Finance Committe with powers

A Petition from Robert Carter and Fanning C Tucker for a Water Grant oppisite their land on Long Island shore adjoining the Property of Mr Pierpoint about 503 feet the same having been read was referred to the Finance Committe

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