Minutes and Ordinance, Nauvoo Legion, 3 June 1842

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be composed of the Captain as President— the Orderly Sergeant as Secretary— and the Lieutenants as members— and the returns shall be made as in others cases. to the Ajutant General.
Sec. 6. The Major General shall recieve the same compensation for inspecting, the recording, making returns, and other duties. devolving on him, as is now allowed by law to the Brigade Inspectors of the Mititia of the State of : the Surgeon General shall be allowed one dollar for each invalid examined and discharged: and the War Secretary shall be allowed fifty cents for recording each discharge aforesaid.
Sec. 7. No squadron of the First Cohort, or Battalion of the Second, shall consist of less than two nor more than four Companies; and no Regiment shall consist of less than two nor more than four Squadrons or Battalions.
Sec. 8 The ranking officer present at any law-making Court Martial of the Legion, (excepting the Lieutenant) shall be the President of said Court; and the War Secretary of the Major General, the Secretary: and all laws, or ordinances passed by the said Court Martial shall be submitted to the Lieutenant General for his approval or disapprovall— and in case of his disapproval, the act shall be returned to the succeeding Court Martial with his objections in writing; and if then passed by two-thirds of the Court it shall become a law without his signature.
Sec 9 That all laws and parts of laws, inconsistant with this ordinance, be and they are hereby repealed. John C
A petition was then read asking that the Court Martial would order a Fifth [p. 19]
be composed of the Captain as President— the Orderly Sergeant as Secretary— and the Lieutenants as members— and the returns shall be made as in others cases. to the Ajutant General.
Sec. 6. The Major General shall recieve the same compensation for inspecting, recording, making returns, and other duties. devolving on him, as is now allowed by law to the Brigade Inspectors of the Mititia of the State of : the Surgeon General shall be allowed one dollar for each invalid examined and discharged: and the War Secretary shall be allowed fifty cents for recording each discharge aforesaid.
Sec. 7. No squadron of the First Cohort, or Battalion of the Second, shall consist of less than two nor more than four Companies; and no Regiment shall consist of less than two nor more than four Squadrons or Battalions.
Sec. 8 The ranking officer present at any law-making Court Martial of the Legion, (excepting the Lieutenant) shall be the President of said Court; and the War Secretary of the Major General, the Secretary: and all laws, or ordinances passed by the said Court Martial shall be submitted to the Lieutenant General for his approval or disapprovall— and in case of his disapproval, the act shall be returned to the succeeding Court Martial with his objections in writing; and if then passed by two-thirds of the Court it shall become a law without his signature.
Sec 9 That all laws and parts of laws, inconsistant with this ordinance, be and they are hereby repealed.
A petition was then read asking that the Court Martial would order a Fifth [p. 19]
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