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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 29. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 18, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/78.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 29. 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/78

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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 29
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Transcript 29 ity may be a party interested; and all of- lall be exempt from jury service while hold ing in which e fleers of said c ing office. That the said corporation shall not be liable to any person for damages for injuries caused from streets, ways, crossings, bridges or sidewalks being out of repair from negligence of said corporation, unless the same shall have remained so for ten days after special notice, in writing, given to the Mayor or Street and Bridge Committee. That it shall not be necessary in any action, suit or proceedings in which the City of Houston snail be a party that any bond or seeuritv shall be given, but all actions, suits or proceedings shall be conducted as if such bond or security had been given. In all judicial proceedings it shall be sufficient to plead any ordinance of the city by caption without embodying the entire ordinance in the pleading, and all printed ordinances or codes of ordinances shall be admitted in evidence in any suit and shall have the same force and effect as the original ordinance. The property, real and personal, belonging to the city, shall not be liable to be sold or appropriated under any writ of execution, nor shall the funds belonging to the city', in the hands of any person, be liable to garnishment, nor shall the city, or any of its officers or agents, be required to answer any writ el gill sir: . 36. : what limits of tin as may be i and for coin to levy conf may land at to defray ib That said full power i improve Hk town of IL'ir pose they ar lent. That the City Council shall have the power to con- i-ves on the banks of Buffalo bayou, within the e corporation, and make such other improvements necessary for the better navigation of said bayou, venienee of landing vessels and their cargoes; and i-ihution upon all such vessels and their cargoes as said wharves, and to demand and collect the same, ' expenses of such improvements and repairs, corporation of the City of Houston is hereby given md authority to take such steps to preserve and navigation of the said Buffalo bayou above the lisburg as they may think proper, and for that pur- e authorized to levy and collect a tax on all steam