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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 28. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 24, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/77.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 28. 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/77

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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 28
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Transcript , such ipa iged to the extent of 30 per cent of the \ _\y prescribe the manner of ascertaining •dare all dilapidated buildings to be r amc to be repaired, removed or abated in such ley shall prescribe and direct; to declare all >s in the fire limits, which they deem dangerous nlidings, or in causing or promoting fires, to be require and cause the same to be removed in they shall prescribe, and may prescribe limits nl; fire proof roofing shall be used, and may y for violation of such rules and regulations. ncil shall also have power to pass ordinances destroying of clothing, bedding, furniture and . when, in the discretion of the City Council, (h requires the destruction of the same, and e same manner, authorize the destruction or lings or other objects, after the same shall have nuisance by Hie City Council; provided, the. e value of such property to the owners thereof, rto make and establish all rules, regulations, inances which may contribute to and promote lislraiion of the officers of the said city, as well tenance of the peace, tranquility of said city, feci ion of the persons and property of its in- by-laws and or the better admi as for the mai and for the print Infants. And it shall be the duty of the City Council, within six months after the passage of this charter, to have compiled. printed and published in book form, convenient of access by all citizens this act, and all the ordinances of the city which may at the time be in force; and all such ordinances not so published shall thereafter become void; nor shall any ordinance hereafter passed take effect or be in force until the same has been published in some daily newspaper in said city. That no person shall be an incompetent judge, iess, or juror by reason of his being an inhabitant r in the City of Houston, in any action or proceed-