Bill from Sylvester Emmons and Others, circa 25 February 1843–B
Committee of Municipal Laws [, , and ], Bill, to Nauvoo City Council, , Hancock Co., IL, ca. 25 Feb. 1843; handwriting of ; signature of JS; endorsement and docket in handwriting of ; one page; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845, CHL.
An Ordinance Concerning a Market on Main street
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of
That the Mayor of the be and he hereby is authorised to contract with any competent person to furnish Materials for and erect and finish a good, substantial and convenient Market house for this on the ground that shall be selected and for that purpose by the City Council, which said building shall be built on the most approved place and cost not less than five Hundred Dollars
Sec, 2 when said market house shall be finished, the Mayor is hereby authorised to make execute and deliver unto the competent person building the Market house aforesaid, a lease of saidMarket house the same for three <five> years, for and in <as> a full consideration to him for the Materials furnished and labor bestowed in and about the erection and finishing said building by said person as aforesaid; and that said person be competent person may lease out the Stalls thereof at public auction in this to the highest bidder, for the such period <of time> as he may think best, within the three <five> years above mentioned; and the rents and profits arising from the same during the said three <five> years shall be payable to and for the sole uses of the said competent person aforesaid, for the consideration aforesaid; and at the expiration of said term said competent person or the lessee of the shall surrender the possession of said market house, in good order, to the Market Master of this , or to such other person as the <City> Council shall direct
Sec 3 That as soon as said market house shall be completed, and the stalls thereof leased and furnished with good wholesome meats for sale [p. ]