An Act in relation to an Assessment for a Fire Engine at Dartmouth.
(Passed the 17th day of March, 1847.)
WHEREAS, under and by virtue of the provisions of the several Acts now in
force concerning Firewards and Fires in Halifax, which have been extended to the Town of Dartmouth, the Grand Jury for the County of Halifax have presented, and the Court of General Sessions of the Peace confirmed, the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds for the purpose of procuring a Fire Engine for the use of the Inhabitants of the Town of Dartmouth And whereas, the Inhabitants of the said Town residing without the limits hereinafter mentioned, will receive little or no benefit from such Fire Engine, and it is therefore proper that the assessment for the purpose aforesaid should be confined within such limits:
Limits within which Assessment is to be made:
I. Be it therefore enacted, by the Lieutenant-Governor, Council, and Assembly, That the said sum of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds so presented and confirmed for the purpose aforesaid, shall be assessed, levied, collected, and raised upon, and from such only of the Inhabitants of the said Town of Dartmouth as are or may be resident within the limits following, that is to say : within the space of one mile, measured in a southwardly, easterly, and northerly direction, from the public landing or Steam Boat Company’s Wharf in the said Town, and such sum shall be assessed, levied, and collected upon, and from such Inhabitants so resident within the limits aforesaid, in the same manner and by the same ways and means in all respects as if assessments for the purpose aforesaid had been originally by law confined to such limits.
“In relation to Assessment for a Fire Engine at Dartmouth”, 1847 c29