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An act to incorporate the City of Houston and grant a new charter to the said City of Houston
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An act to incorporate the City of Houston and grant a new charter to the said City of Houston - Page 3. February 22, 1895. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 14, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/1109/show/1087.

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Title An act to incorporate the City of Houston and grant a new charter to the said City of Houston
Date February 22, 1895
Description A report received by John Browne, Mayor of Houston as proposed amendments to city charters.
Donor Fuermann, George
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Municipal government
  • City planning
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Browne, John T.
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • documents (object genre)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 6, Folder 11
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/2672
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas & Houston" Collection
Digital Collection City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
File Name index.cpd
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Title Page 3
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Transcript be prescribed bj laws of the Stat conferred by the been tried before for any offer** against a gen, aot be tried a„__ before staid re.,nit i of jus iei t» hold Id :. Judgjmer ■I". °a "offc"' cases ar ismg ndcr ;l 3 offense of said city payable to tiie"cTty of Houston. I have full power and authority t capias, war- arrest, executions, and all other nown to the law, which a the peace of this State may issue, and all of said writs ess shall be issued, served ted under the same form and oaths or affirmations cates thereof. The recorder officio Jus Ice of ■ in taths and all ■■:'■■'■.. ■\ o; in justices- - - i d duties of such officer and e same authority and like iustices of the peace in the ■milled "in the trial of State ■ determine what as the Judge of said court, and are not inconsistent with the laws and constitution of this State; provided, that all moneys coll- ,ii violation of city ordinances, Imposed by the recorder shall v treasury for the use of the city. The proceedings before said menced by filing a complaint specifying the charges certainty, wl ill be sworn to and shall not be quashed for »"" fo,-. the r I of s t the alleged v iall 1 All when appointe ndler any ord J an ii .ri all oa ,hs and aft ereof. and ma ts or capias, execu before said court, and the record. fiient and s fence therein; and he shall receive for his services such salary as session each day. excluding Sunday and legal holidays. Sec. 14.—The city secretary shall attend .. have the custody of all laws and ordinances of -th- city, and of its valuable papers, records and archives, and also of the common seal of the corporation, and shall affix he same to the obligations of the clity by order of the city council. He of the proceedings o" "-- Dooks, and. shall perforn and shall re- the city council. He shall keep the moneys and funds of the city on deposit In some bank in tl city of Houston, and he shall keep the a ounts of the city in well bound -1-- -nd records of the the inspection of iishPin . to the _..y of Houston an accurate and detailed statement and account of the receipts and disbursements of the revenues of the city, the outs, as and lia bilities of the city, and the condition of the city treasury,.which statement shall be prepared and made up to the last day