History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​February 23​> and their successors in office, a certain lot in the City of , in the County of Hancock and state of Illinois, known and designated on the plot of said as the south half of lot numbered fifty six, for the purpose of erecting thereon the house contemplated in the first section of this act— Sec 3. The said Trustees are further authorized and empowered to obtain by stock subscription, by themselves or their duly authorized Agents, the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, which shall be divided into shares of fifty dollars each. Sec. 4. No individual shall be permitted to hold more than three hundred nor less that one share of stock, and certificates of stock shall [HC 4:301] be delivered to subscribers, so soon as their subscriptions are paid in, and not before— Sec. 5. As soon as the contemplated shall have been completed and furnished, the stockholders shall appoint such Agents, as the Trustees may deem necessary in the management of the affairs of said Association Sec 6. The Trustees shall have power to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any Court of this in the name and style of the “Trustees of the Nauvoo House Association.” Sec. 7. They shall also take the general care and supervision in procuring materials for said , and constructing and erecting the same, and further to superintend its general management and to do and perform all matters and things which may be necessary to be done in order to secure the interests and promote the objects of this association. Sec. 8. This Association shall continue twenty years from the passage of this act and the herein provided for, shall be kept for the accommodation of strangers, travellers and all other persons who may resort thereto, for rest and refreshment. Sec. 9. It is moreover established as a perpetual rule of said to be observed by all persons who may keep or occupy the same, that Spirituous liquors of every description, are prohibited, and that such liquors shall never be vended as a beverage or introduced into Common use in said . Sec. 10. And whereas Joseph Smith has furnished the said Association with ground whereon to erect said . it is further declared, that the said Smith, and his heirs shall hold by perpetual succession a suite of rooms in the said , to be set apart and conveyed in due form of law to him and his heirs by said Trustees as soon as the same are completed— Sec 11. The Board of Trustees shall appoint one of their number as president thereof—
Wm. L. D. Ewing— Speaker of the House of Representatives—
S. H. Anderson— Speaker of the Senate
Approved— Feb. 23. 1841
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State of .)ss
Office of Secretary of State)
I <​​> Secretary of State do hereby Certify the fore[HC 4:302]going to be a true and perfect copy of the enrolled law on file in my office.
L.S. <​Witness​> my hand, and Seal of State, Feby. 24th. 1841
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Secretary of State— [p. 1166]
February 23 and their successors in office, a certain lot in the City of , in the County of Hancock and state of Illinois, known and designated on the plot of said as the south half of lot numbered fifty six, for the purpose of erecting thereon the house contemplated in the first section of this act— Sec 3. The said Trustees are further authorized and empowered to obtain by stock subscription, by themselves or their duly authorized Agents, the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, which shall be divided into shares of fifty dollars each. Sec. 4. No individual shall be permitted to hold more than three hundred nor less that one share of stock, and certificates of stock shall [HC 4:301] be delivered to subscribers, so soon as their subscriptions are paid in, and not before— Sec. 5. As soon as the contemplated shall have been completed and furnished, the stockholders shall appoint such Agents, as the Trustees may deem necessary in the management of the affairs of said Association Sec 6. The Trustees shall have power to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any Court of this in the name and style of the “Trustees of the Nauvoo House Association.” Sec. 7. They shall also take the general care and supervision in procuring materials for said , and constructing and erecting the same, and further to superintend its general management and to do and perform all matters and things which may be necessary to be done in order to secure the interests and promote the objects of this association. Sec. 8. This Association shall continue twenty years from the passage of this act and the herein provided for, shall be kept for the accommodation of strangers, travellers and all other persons who may resort thereto, for rest and refreshment. Sec. 9. It is moreover established as a perpetual rule of said to be observed by all persons who may keep or occupy the same, that Spirituous liquors of every description, are prohibited, and that such liquors shall never be vended as a beverage or introduced into Common use in said . Sec. 10. And whereas Joseph Smith has furnished the said Association with ground whereon to erect said . it is further declared, that the said Smith, and his heirs shall hold by perpetual succession a suite of rooms in the said , to be set apart and conveyed in due form of law to him and his heirs by said Trustees as soon as the same are completed— Sec 11. The Board of Trustees shall appoint one of their number as president thereof—
Wm. L. D. Ewing— Speaker of the House of Representatives—
S. H. Anderson— Speaker of the Senate
Approved— Feb. 23. 1841
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State of .)ss
Office of Secretary of State)
I Secretary of State do hereby Certify the fore[HC 4:302]going to be a true and perfect copy of the enrolled law on file in my office.
L.S. Witness my hand, and Seal of State, Feby. 24th. 1841
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Secretary of State— [p. 1166]
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