Bill, to Nauvoo City Council, , Hancock Co., IL, 26 Sept. 1842; handwriting of ; docket in handwriting of ; one page; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845, CHL.
An ordinance to regulate proceeds <by & under> Writs of in the Municipal Court.
Sec. 1. Be it, & it is hereby Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the Municipal Court of said City be, and Said Court hereby <are,> is Authorized & empowered to issue Writs of Attachment against all & every Person <or Persons> who may Commit a Contempt of said Court, by disobedience to any wr Writ or Order of said Court, and that said Court are <to fine to such amount> or imprison for such length of time, <or both fine & imprisonment,> as to them may in their discretion may seem ◊◊◊et <proper>.
Sec 2. This Ordinance to take effect & be in force from & after its passage.