Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, January–November 1842

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A Bill was presented, and Read, the Rules dispensed with, the usual proceedings had thereon, after some discussion, and passed into an Ordinance, Entitled, “An Ordinance in Relation to public Shows, and Exhibitions”.
<​Order given​>
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that an order be, and the same is hereby granted, to , upon the Treasury of this , for Fifteen Dollars, towards his Labour.
passed July 5th. 1842.
Joseph Smith, Mayor.
, Recorder.
A Bill was presented, & read, for the regulation of the Duties, and Fees of the City Auctioneer of the City of , which was referred to the Committee of Municipal Laws.
Adjourned until, Saturday next, July 9th., regular Meeting.—
9 July 1842 • Saturday
Saturday July 9th. 1842.— Ten oClock A. M.
Council met agreeable to adjournment. Meeting opened by Prayer.— The took the Chair.— Minutes of last two meetings read and approved of. Names of Council Called.—
Councillor presented a Petn, praying for alterations & amendments to the Ordinance Organizing the Nauvoo Legion, and gave his Reasons in full for bringing it forward.
spoke in support of the Petition.
spoke in opposition, & does not consider it to be a matter for the Action of this Council, but for the Court Martial of the Legion.—
<​one of a Committee appointed by a Court Martial,​> was permitted to take opportunity to explain the reasons why this Council has a Right to Act on this Petition, & the necessity for the alterations required.
Colr. [p. 33]
A Bill was presented, and Read, the Rules dispensed with, the usual proceedings had thereon, after some discussion, and passed into an Ordinance, Entitled, “An Ordinance in Relation to public Shows, and Exhibitions”.
Order given
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that an order be, and the same is hereby granted, to , upon the Treasury of this , for Fifteen Dollars, towards his Labour.
passed July 5th. 1842.
Joseph Smith, Mayor.
, Recorder.
A Bill was presented, & read, for the regulation of the Duties, and Fees of the City Auctioneer of the City of , which was referred to the Committee of Municipal Laws.
Adjourned until, Saturday next, July 9th., regular Meeting.—
9 July 1842 • Saturday
Saturday July 9th. 1842.— Ten oClock A. M.
Council met agreeable to adjournment. Meeting opened by Prayer.— The took the Chair.— Minutes of last two meetings read and approved of. Names of Council Called.—
Councillor presented a Petn, praying for alterations & amendments to the Ordinance Organizing the Nauvoo Legion, and gave his Reasons in full for bringing it forward.
spoke in support of the Petition.
spoke in opposition, & does not consider it to be a matter for the Action of this Council, but for the Court Martial of the Legion.—
one of a Committee appointed by a Court Martial, was permitted to take opportunity to explain the reasons why this Council has a Right to Act on this Petition, & the necessity for the alterations required.
Colr. [p. 33]
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