Bill to Incorporate the City of Nauvoo, between 4 October and 12 December 1840

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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a common seal, and alter the same at pleasure; may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, in any court of law or equity having competent jurisdiction; and in all suits against the corporation, the first process shall be by a summons, an attested copy of which shall be left with the Recorder, or at his usual place of residence, at least ten days before the return day thereof.
Sec. 5. That the City Council shall have plenary power and authority to make, ordain, establish, and execute, all such laws and ordinances, not repugnant to, nor inconsistent with, the Constitution of the , or of this , as they may deem necessary for the peace, benefit, good order, regulation, convenience, and cleanliness, of said ; for the protection of property therein from destruction by fire, or otherwise, and for the health and happiness of the citizens thereof; they shall have power to fill all vacancies which may happen by death, resignation, or removal, in any of the offices herein made elective, to appoint a Treasurer and Marshal, and all such other officers as they may deem necessary, to [p. 4]
a common seal, and alter the same at pleasure; may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, in any court of law or equity having competent jurisdiction; and in all suits against the corporation, the first process shall be by a summons, an attested copy of which shall be left with the Recorder, or at his usual place of residence, at least ten days before the return day thereof.
Sec. 5. That the City Council shall have plenary power and authority to make, ordain, establish, and execute, all such laws and ordinances, not repugnant to, nor inconsistent with, the Constitution of the , or of this , as they may deem necessary for the peace, benefit, good order, regulation, convenience, and cleanliness, of said ; for the protection of property therein from destruction by fire, or otherwise, and for the health and happiness of the citizens thereof; they shall have power to fill all vacancies which may happen by death, resignation, or removal, in any of the offices herein made elective, to appoint a Treasurer and Marshal, and all such other officers as they may deem necessary, to [p. 4]
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