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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 23. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 20, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/72.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 23. City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/72

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Title Charter for the City of Houston
Publisher Texas World Publishing Company
Date 1897
Description A bill entitled An act to provide a charter for the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
Donor Fuermann, George
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Municipal government
  • City planning
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • documents (object genre)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 6, Folder 12
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/2673
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 23
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Transcript 23 same, and to determine such inmates and keepers to be vagrants, and provide the punishment of such persons. To provide a work house, or other means of punishment, for vagrants and disorderly persons who are unable to pay fines, and to make regulations concerning the same. To regulate weights and measures, fix standards of weight and measure, and to fix penalties for not using the same, ana to provide: that inspection fees may be fixed by ordinance, and shall be paid by Hie owner of such weight or measure. To provide and keep a city prison. To make all needful and proper regulations concerning keepers of laverns. grog shops, and other public houses, draymen, horse drivers, water carriers, omnibus drivers, hack drivers, and drivers of baggage wagons and other vehicles, and especially to preserve order and prevent noise and confusion in and about the several depots on the arrival and departure of railway trains. To prevent extortion by carriers of passengers or baggage, hacks, drays, and all public conveyances by establishing maximum rates e>f charges. To suppress gambling houses, and to punish keepers of gambling houses and pool sellers, and all persons who play at cards or games of any kind, and to punish persons who sell lottery tickets, or who advertise lottery drawings or schemes and the results of the drawings of lotteries. To require railway companies to keep the streets over which they run properly drained, and if by the construction of the tracks travel be thrown to one side then the street at such points shall be kepi in repair, and to light the same whenever deemed necessary. To require steam and street railway companies to construct and keep in repair, from curb to curb, bridges and crossings at the intersection of streets and avenues, and over all ditches, sewers and culverts on the line of the railways on all streets over which they run. To regulate the speed of engines and locomotives within the city.