Nauvoo City Council Minute Book, 3 February 1841–8 February 1845

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taking notice in which Ward of the the same may be found.
Sec. 3. There shall be appointed one Assessor & Collector in each Ward of the , whose duty it shall be to take lists of the taxable property and assess the value thereof, within his Ward, each assessor & collector before entering upon the duties of his appointment shall give Bond with security to be approved by the Mayor & filed in the office of the Recorder, in the sum of One Thousand Dollars, & take & subscribe an Oath or Affirmation, as follows:
I A. B. do solemnly swear (or affirm,) that I will faithfully & impartially perform the duties required of me as assessor & collector of the [blank] Ward of the City of , according to the best of my skill & Judgment.
Sec. 4. Within ten days after the appointment of Assessors & Collectors in any Ward, the Recorder shall cause to be delivered to each Assessor & Collector, a copy of his appointment & a transcript from the Book described in the 2nd Section of this ordinance, containing a list & description of all taxable Lots & lands lying within the Ward of said Assessor & Collector, with the names of the Owners of the same, provided the name of the present owner shall be given when known.
Sec. 5. Every Assessor & Collector upon being notified of his appointment as aforesaid, shall provide a Book in which to take down the list of taxable property within his Ward, the names of the Owners, & the value of the property; which Book shall be ruled & headed in the following form, viz:
list of property in the [blank] Ward in the City of , with the names of the Owners, & the Value of the property assessed by A. B. for the year 18[blank].
Sec. 6. It shall be the duty of each Assessor & Collector to proceed without delay after being furnished with a list of taxable Lands lying within his Ward, to take a list of taxable Lands & City Lots, & all other taxable property within his [p. 107]
taking notice in which Ward of the the same may be found.
Sec. 3. There shall be appointed one Assessor & Collector in each Ward of the , whose duty it shall be to take lists of the taxable property and assess the value thereof, within his Ward, each assessor & collector before entering upon the duties of his appointment shall give Bond with security to be approved by the Mayor & filed in the office of the Recorder, in the sum of One Thousand Dollars, & take & subscribe an Oath or Affirmation, as follows:
I A. B. do solemnly swear (or affirm,) that I will faithfully & impartially perform the duties required of me as assessor & collector of the [blank] Ward of the City of , according to the best of my skill & Judgment.
Sec. 4. Within ten days after the appointment of Assessors & Collectors in any Ward, the Recorder shall cause to be delivered to each Assessor & Collector, a copy of his appointment & a transcript from the Book described in the 2nd Section of this ordinance, containing a list & description of all taxable Lots & lands lying within the Ward of said Assessor & Collector, with the names of the Owners of the same, provided the name of the present owner shall be given when known.
Sec. 5. Every Assessor & Collector upon being notified of his appointment as aforesaid, shall provide a Book in which to take down the list of taxable property within his Ward, the names of the Owners, & the value of the property; which Book shall be ruled & headed in the following form, viz:
list of property in the [blank] Ward in the City of , with the names of the Owners, & the Value of the property assessed by A. B. for the year 18[blank].
Sec. 6. It shall be the duty of each Assessor & Collector to proceed without delay after being furnished with a list of taxable Lands lying within his Ward, to take a list of taxable Lands & City Lots, & all other taxable property within his [p. 107]
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