Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, November 1842–January 1844

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in this , also the idea of petitioning congress to receive us the <​Nauvoo Legion City​> under their protection, and <​acknowledge the Legion as troops, and assist in fortifying <​fortifications​>, & other purposes and​> a messenger be sent to congress for this purpose at the expence of the .— — & approved, also C. .—
Mess , & were appointed a committee to draft a memorial according to the Mayors suggestion as above.
Resolved that the citizens of this be called together. tomorrow morning to hear read the <​extra​> ordinance for the extra care of Joseph Smith & others, also that <​the​> Same be printed immediately
Adjourned till Monday <​Tuesday​> <​morning next​> at 10 A. M.
12 December 1843 • Tuesday
December 12th 18,43,— 10. A. M.
Special Session, according to adjournment.
Names of members called, quorum present. Prayer by the mayor. Minutes of last council read and approved.
Resolutions passed by the inhabitants of the 3d ward regarding the protection of the Zitizens [citizens] of the & , read Also same of the 2d ward.——
. Spoke. replied
Petition of , in behalf of Temple committee praying exemption from taxation all property belonging to the , which was, and pe[ti]tion granted. & A. instructed to write an amendment to the ordinance.
spoke of on the petitions of the 2d & 3d wards. A. replied. spoke. The Mayor spoke
Petition on <​of​> Assessors and Collectors for continuance of time in advertising lots for sale for taxes, read and <​Petition​> granted by Amendment to that ordinance for assessing and collecting taxes. <​to amend an ordinance concerning the public revinue passed Nov 31. 1842,​> read twice, & 3d time by its title and passed,—
An ordinance for selecting forty policemen & for other purposes. read. <​rules dispensed with​> & twice by its title & passed. [p. 24]
in this , also the idea of petitioning congress to receive the City under their protection, acknowledge the Legion as troops, and assist in fortifications, & other purposes and a messenger be sent to congress for this purpose at the expence of the .— — & approved, also C. .—
Mess , & were appointed a committee to draft a memorial according to the Mayors suggestion as above.
Resolved that the citizens of this be called together. tomorrow morning to hear read the extra ordinance for the extra care of Joseph Smith & others, also that the Same be printed immediately
Adjourned till Tuesday morning next at 10 A. M.
12 December 1843 • Tuesday
December 12th 18,43,— 10. A. M.
Special Session, according to adjournment.
Names of members called, quorum present. Prayer by the mayor. Minutes of last council read and approved.
Resolutions passed by the inhabitants of the 3d ward regarding the protection of the Zitizens [citizens] & , read Also same of the 2d ward.——
. Spoke. replied
Petition of , in behalf of Temple committee praying exemption from taxation all property belonging to the , which was, and petition granted. & A. instructed to write an amendment to the ordinance.
spoke on the petitions of the 2d & 3d wards. A. replied. spoke. The Mayor spoke
Petition of Assessors and Collectors for continuance of time in advertising lots for sale for taxes, read and Petition granted by ordinance for . to amend an ordinance concerning the public revinue passed Nov 31. 1842, read twice, & 3d time by its title and passed,—
An ordinance for selecting forty policemen & for other purposes. read. rules dispensed with & twice by its title & passed. [p. 24]
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