History, 1838–1856, volume E-1 [1 July 1843–30 April 1844]

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<​December 21​> and honor of our country; that the Mayor of , be, and he is hereby empowered, by this consent of the President of the , whenever the actual necessity of the case, and the public safety shall require it, to call to his aid a sufficient number of forces, in connection with the Legion, to repel the invasion of Mobs, keep the public peace, and protect the innocent from the unhallowed ravages of lawless banditti that escape Justice on the Western Frontier: and also to preserve the power and dignity of the Union.
Section 3. And be it further ordained that the officers of the army are hereby required to obey the requisitions of this ordinance.
Section 4. And be it further ordained, that, for all services rendered in quelling mobs, and preserving the public peace, the said [HC 6:131] Legion shall be under the same regulations, rules, and laws of pay as the Troops of the
City of Illinois December 21st. 1843
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I also insert the Memorial that was signed by the Inhabitants of generally.
Whereas the state of at sundry times has unconstitutionally deprived a certain portion of her citizens (called Mormons) of their rights property, lands and even of their lives: and whereas in the years 1838 and 1839 the said State of did illegally and inhumanly exile and banish for ever from her limits and jurisdiction, all the said citizens (called Mormons) that remained alive, with impunity; And Whereas after being hospitably received by the citizens of , the said State of , did enact, grant and charter for the benefit and convenience of the said exiled Mormons as follows [Remainder of page left blank, probably anticipating a later insertion.] [p. 1822]
December 21 and honor of our country; that the Mayor of , be, and he is hereby empowered, by this consent of the President of the , whenever the actual necessity of the case, and the public safety shall require it, to call to his aid a sufficient number of forces, in connection with the Legion, to repel the invasion of Mobs, keep the public peace, and protect the innocent from the unhallowed ravages of lawless banditti that escape Justice on the Western Frontier: and also to preserve the power and dignity of the Union.
Section 3. And be it further ordained that the officers of the army are hereby required to obey the requisitions of this ordinance.
Section 4. And be it further ordained, that, for all services rendered in quelling mobs, and preserving the public peace, the said [HC 6:131] Legion shall be under the same regulations, rules, and laws of pay as the Troops of the
City of Illinois December 21st. 1843
Councillors ( Aldermen (
( (
( (
( (
( (
( Mayor Joseph Smith
( Recorder
( Marshall
(
[Remainder of page left blank, probably anticipating a later insertion.] [p. 1822]
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