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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
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              568                Appendix.

         Prov. Ct. there Elect & chuse by ye Major vote of such of them as shall be
         LiberFF then psnt one other of the Aldermen of ye sd Citty for ye Tyme
          No.3     being to be Mayor of the said Citty for the ensueing yeare And
              upon decease or removeall of the sd Mayor of the said Citty for
              the Tyme being or upon any decease or deceases Removeall or
              Removealls of the sd Recorder or Aldermen or one of them or
              within one month after any such respective decease or deceases
              removeall or removealls ye Residue of the said Aldermen together
              & with ye sd Mayor if he shall be liveing or ye Major pte of them
              shall at a sett Tyme by them to be appointed within the sd Citty &
              pcincts elect & nominate Some other pson or psons to be Mayor
              Recorder Alderman or Aldermen of ye sd Citty in ye place & places
              of such pson or psons soe deceased or removed respectively as ye
              case shall require So as ye sd Mayor soe to be Elected & nominated
              be att ye tyme of such Elecon & nominacon Actually one of ye
              Aldermen of ye sd Citty & so as ye sd Recorder soe to be elected &
              nominated be a pson learned in ye Lawes & soe as ye sd Alderman
              or Aldermen soe to be elected & nominated be actually at ye Tyme
              of such eleccon & nominacon of the Comon Councell of the said
              Citty the sd Mayor Recorder Alderman or Aldermen soe to be
              Elected & nominated first takeing ye sevrall & respective Oathes
              herein before menconed to be appointed to be by ym sevrally &
              respectively taken as aforesd And shall likewise then fill up by ye
              like Eleccon out of from & Among ye Inhabitants of ye sd Citty ye
              full number of Tenn psons to be Comon Councellmen ye sd psons
              hereby appointed & named or hereafter to be Elected & nominated
              Major Recorder or Aldermen to be Justices of the Peace within ye
              sd Citty Precincts & Territories having first taken ye usuall Oath
              appointed to be taken by ye Justices of peace And the said Major
              Recorder & Aldermen hereby named & appointed or hereafter to
              be Elected or nominated or any three of them whereof the sd
          p. 647   Mayor or Recorder for ye tyme being shall be one shall have within
              the precincts of the sd Citty full power & authority to make Con-
              stables & other necessary officers & to rule order & Govrne the
              Inhabitants thereof as Justices of peace are authorized to doe &
              shall have power to execute all ye Lawes Ordinances & Statutes in
              that behalfe made as fully & amply as if they were authorized
              thereunto by expresse Comission & named therein Willing and
              Comanding that noe other of our Justices of Peace or Quorum
              within our sd County or pvince doe att any tyme hereafter take
              upon them or any of them to execute ye office of a Justice of Peace
              within the sd Citty thereof notwithstanding any Comission att
              Large authoriseing them thereunto And further wee will & Grant
              unto ye sd Major Recorder Aldermen & Comon Councell of ye sd
              Citty for ye tyme being full power & authority to make Order &
              appoint such by lawes & Ordinances Among themselves for ye
         


 
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