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Aug 3 1888
Be it remembered that on this 3rd day of August
A.D. 1888 the Common Council of the City of Seattle
meets in its Council chamber pursuant to law.
The following officers are present, to wit:
His Honor the Mayor Robert Moran & Councilmen J F.
D. E. Durie, Jos. Green, T. E. Jones, J. F. McDonald
U. R. Niesz & C. F. Reitzie.
The following proceedings are had. to wit:
On motion of Councilman Durie the order of
business is suspended for the purpose of electing
a Councilman for the Fourth ward to fill the vacancy
caused by the election of Councilman Moran to
the Mayoralty, and other officers.
Councilman Jones nominates James McCombs for
Councilman from the Fourth Ward and no other
nominations being made, the Clerk is directed to
cast the ballott of the Council for said McCombs
and the said James McCombs is declared elected
a councilman from the Fourth Ward, whereupon
the said McCombs having taken the official oath
takes his seat in the Council.
His Honor, the Mayor, now submits to the Council
his suggestions concerning future legislation,
The Council now proceeds to elect officers for the
ensuing year with the following result, viz:
City Clerk W. R. Forrest
City Treasurer
Street Commissioner Laurence Cummings
City Surveyor J. G. Scurry
Health Officer Dr Eames
Harbor Master Capt Sam'l. A Hoyt
City Jailor & Janitor James Bogart
Sexton O. C. Shorey

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