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

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, , Lewis Robison, & City Constables. , City Surveyor. , Supervisor of Streets. , Coroner. , Notary public. , Weigher & Sealer. , Market Master. , Fire Warden, <​of the 4th Ward​> , City Attorney. , Market Inspector.—
— A Board of Health was established, to consist of Joseph Smith, (the Mayor.), , , & , M.D.—
— Appointment of Committees were then made, & comes in here.—
It was unanimously adopted, that a market be <​& hereby is,​> established in this .
Adjourned at 3 oClock p m, for one hour.—
The Committee of Municipal Laws are instructed to prepare laws regulating the duties of City Attorney.— also laws to regulate the Market.—
The same Committee were appointed to prepare a law setting forth the duties of the board of Health.
The Committee of public grounds are instructed to select a Site for a Market House.— Upon which they reported, that the rising ground upon Main Street, opposite or near to Ivin’s Brick House, was well adapted for that purpose, & their report was received & adopted.
It was unanimously adopted that the kind of a market House, & Size thereof, be at the discretion of the Mayor, & that he also procure the same to be built at the expence of the .—
It was ordered &c, that the ordinance in relation to interments, passed Jany. 30th 1843, <​be amended,​> by making it to read, “that the Sexton is to receive two Dollars for digging each Grave & interring a Body, in cases where he performs that duty.”—
The Committee on finance are instructed to prepare a Bill for the regulation of Currency in this .
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, , Lewis Robison, & City Constables. , City Surveyor. , Supervisor of Streets. , Coroner. , Notary public. , Weigher & Sealer. , Market Master. , Fire Warden, of the 4th Ward , City Attorney. , Market Inspector.—
— A Board of Health was established, to consist of Joseph Smith, (the Mayor.), , , & , M.D.—
— Appointment of Committees were then made, & comes in here.—
It was unanimously adopted, that a market be & hereby is, established in this .
Adjourned at 3 oClock p m, for one hour.—
The Committee of Municipal Laws are instructed to prepare laws regulating the duties of City Attorney.— also laws to regulate the Market.—
The same Committee were appointed to prepare a law setting forth the duties of the board of Health.
The Committee of public grounds are instructed to select a Site for a Market House.— Upon which they reported, that the rising ground upon Main Street, opposite or near to Ivin’s Brick House, was well adapted for that purpose, & their report was received & adopted.
It was unanimously adopted that the kind of a market House, & Size thereof, be at the discretion of the Mayor, & that he also procure the same to be built at the expence of the .—
It was ordered &c, that the ordinance in relation to interments, passed Jany. 30th 1843, be amended, by making it to read, “that the Sexton is to receive two Dollars for digging each Grave & interring a Body, in cases where he performs that duty.”—
The Committee on finance are instructed to prepare a Bill for the regulation of Currency in this .
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