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Winnipeg Council Minutes - Volume 1 - part 1 (1874)

First 218 pages of bound, handwritten volume of minutes of Winnipeg's City Council between January 19 and December 28, 1874. The minutes briefly recount the proceedings of meetings and are the official, legal record of decisions made by Council. Recorded decisions reveal municipal governance, resource allocation, and service delivery. Minutes also refer to topics debated, reports considered, by-laws introduced, communications received, decisions reached and votes taken during council meetings.

Individual minute passages are marked with numbers in the margins that correspond with a hand-written index.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Council

Petition from Wilson Hyman and others to Council regarding transfer of saloon license to brick building known as the “Drug Store”

Letter to Council. Sender: Wilson Hyman and others. Subject: transfer of saloon license (petition by several citizens against the transfer of a saloon license for the Red Saloon to the brick building known as the “Drug Store” as there are already 3 saloons licensed in that area.). Referred to: laid on table.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Council

Letter from L. R. Bentley to Council regarding lease of Council Chamber

Letter to Council. Sender: L. R. Bentley . Subject: Lease of room for Council Chamber (advising the City that he will lease the room the Council is currently using as a Council Chamber, to them for a further year for a sum of $500.00 per annum). Referred to: Finance Committee. Action taken: offer accepted by the City at $450.00 per annum.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Council

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