Minutes, 19 May 1842

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The following appointments were made upon Vote.
to the Committee of Claims, in place of, .
to— d[itt]o — of public Works,— do,— Joseph Smith.
to— do— of Municipal Laws, do.—— do——
to— do— of Ways & Means, do,— do
The following Resolution was passed, upon Motion of <​Colr.​> [Councilor] .
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that this Council tender a vote of Thanks to Genl. , for his great Zeal in having good & wholesome Laws adopted for the Government of this , & for the faithful discharge of his Duty while Mayor of the same.
passed May 19th. 1842.
,— Recorder.
The following Resoln. was passed upon Motion of Colr. .
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that a night Watch be <​& the same is hereby Ordered to be​> established in this , & that the number of Persons to Compose said Watch, & the Regulations & Duties connected therewith, be at the <​sole​> appointment and discretion of the Mayor.
passed May 19th. 1842.
Recorder.—
The Committee of Claims brought in their Report upon the Petition of & o[the]rs, to have their Wages answer on their Taxes for the year 1841, the Report was Accepted, <​which was,​> that they do not Recommend the adoption of the Petition, & the <​Upon​> vote, the Petn. was rejected.
<​Gave Order this day.—​> The Certfe [certificate] of , for Surveying the Burying Ground, was presented, & referred to the Committee of Claims, who Reported, recommending that his Claim for Twenty four Dollars be allowed, which Report was adopted by a Resolution.—
Resolved by the City Col. &c., that the Military officers do make such Arrangements as they deem proper for the preservation of the Cannon of belonging to the Nauvoo Legion.—
Adjourned [p. 29]
The following appointments were made upon Vote.
to the Committee of Claims, in place of, .
to— ditto — of public Works,— do,— Joseph Smith.
to— do— of Municipal Laws, do.—— do——
to— do— of Ways & Means, do,— do
The following Resolution was passed, upon Motion of Colr. [Councilor] .
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that this Council tender a vote of Thanks to Genl. , for his great Zeal in having good & wholesome Laws adopted for the Government of this , & for the faithful discharge of his Duty while Mayor of the same.
passed May 19th. 1842.
,— Recorder.
The following Resoln. was passed upon Motion of Colr. .
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that a night Watch be & the same is hereby Ordered to be established in this , & that the number of Persons to Compose said Watch, & the Regulations & Duties connected therewith, be at the sole appointment and discretion of the Mayor.
passed May 19th. 1842.
Recorder.—
The Committee of Claims brought in their Report upon the Petition of & others, to have their Wages answer on their Taxes for the year 1841, the Report was Accepted, which was, that they do not Recommend the adoption of the Petition, & Upon vote, the Petn. was rejected.
Gave Order this day.— The Certfe [certificate] of , for Surveying the Burying Ground, was presented, & referred to the Committee of Claims, who Reported, recommending that his Claim for Twenty four Dollars be allowed, which Report was adopted by a Resolution.—
Resolved by the City Col. &c., that the Military officers do make such Arrangements as they deem proper for the preservation of the Cannon belonging to the Nauvoo Legion.—
Adjourned [p. 29]
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