Volume 17 - Londonderry Corporation Minute Books - (1867-1972)
This volume is clear evidence of the further development of Town Council services and responsibilities in the city of Derry during this period in its history. Its contents include the proposal to establish a Fire Brigade in the city, as well as providing details of the duties of specific members of the council staff. Those of the Superintendent of Markets, for example, are listed on page 246, and on page 63 the Code of Duties of the City Surveyor include "...No. 20 - He is not to permit the floor, or any part of the floor, of any dwelling house in the City, to be made of earth..."