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

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said ordinance, he would call the council immediately that they might have the opportunity of giving any explanation necessary— so that the public might understand the ordinance in its true light.— and had called the council accordingly.—
The Mayor also referred the Lawyer from to the statute which required all processes issued in cases of Bastardy to be returnable alone to the Justice issuing the same
After Matue Deliberation, the council, an additional section was to the relative to the foregoing ordinance was read 3 times. and passed, by way of
Amendmet. Sec 3d,
Council Adjourned,
13 January 1844 • Saturday
Regular Sission
January 13th. 1844 11 oclock, names of members called,— prayer by ,— Minutes of the 2 last Councils read and approved.— Petition of and four others, for a continuance of water st. &c, Read.— Mayor observed that water Street was continued where the road is now worked.— moved the petition be referred back to the petitioners.— Mayor explained, that he made a contract with & Law, that water street should be where the street is now worked, and the council had sanctioned the same. Mayor instructed the to make a deed to for all the Land opposite said Lot to High water Mark. Referred back to the Petitioners—
An ordinance concer[n]ing the Recording of deeds, read twice,— amendment offered by , the word Recorder erased and “Registry <​of Deeds​>” inserted.— <​also said conveyance shall be null & void,—​> read the third time, as amended. objected to the penalty, Mayor explained. . continued his objections, Mayor spoke,— in favor of the penalty, spoke again, C. , spoke in favor , enquired who would own the land, if not recorded. Mayor explained concerning the statute, on Registry of Deeds read. <​from the​> statues. , spoke, Mayor spoke. spoke [p. 41]
said ordinance, he would call the council immediately that they might have the opportunity of giving any explanation necessary— so that the public might understand the ordinance in its true light.— and had called the council accordingly.—
The Mayor also referred the Lawyer from to the statute which required all processes issued in cases of Bastardy to be returnable alone to the Justice issuing the same
After Deliberation, , an additional section relative to the foregoing ordinance was read 3 times. and passed, by way of
Amendmet. Sec 3d,
Council Adjourned,
13 January 1844 • Saturday
Regular Sission
January 13th. 1844 11 oclock, names of members called,— prayer by ,— Minutes of the 2 last Councils read and approved.— Petition of and four others, for a continuance of water st. &c, Read.— Mayor observed that water Street was continued where the road is now worked.— moved the petition be referred back to the petitioners.— Mayor explained, that he made a contract with & Law, that water street should be where the street is now worked, and the council had sanctioned the same. Mayor instructed the to make a deed to for all the Land opposite said Lot to High water Mark. Referred back to the Petitioners—
An ordinance concerning the Recording of deeds, read twice,— amendment offered by , the word “Registry of Deeds” inserted.— also said conveyance shall be null & void,— read the third time, as amended. objected to the penalty, Mayor explained. . continued his objections, Mayor spoke,— in favor of the penalty, spoke again, C. , spoke in favor , enquired who would own the land, if not recorded. Mayor explained concerning the statute, on Registry of Deeds read. from the statues. , spoke, Mayor spoke. spoke [p. 41]
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