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

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$ cts
Filing papers on appeals from the Mayor or Aldermens Court, taking appeal Bond and issuing supersedeas ,50
Docketing each suit, ,12½
Entering each Order or Rule of Court for continuance, default, discontinuance, retraxit, nonsuit &c ,25
For each dedimus or comission to take depositions—— ,50
Calling and swearing each Jury ,12½
Administering each oath ,6¼
Swearing person to Affidavit ,12½
For each Venire to summon Jury ,25
Receiving and entering Verdict of Jury 12½
Entering each Decree or final Judgment, ,25
Issuing Writ of Habeas Corpus, Certiorari, or procedendo ,50
Entering special Bail on Record ,25
Issuing Execution ,25
Entering Marshals return of the same ,12½
For each Certificate and Seal, other than <​the​> process of Court ,50
Taking Bond in cases of Appeal to the Circuit Court ,50
For each License under Seal granted by Ordinance ,50
For each Certificate of Magistracy under Seal ,25
The unsuccessful Party in any suit before the Municipal Court shall be taxed a docket fee of three Dollars, to be collected with the Costs of Suit, and paid over, in proportionate sums, to the Justices sitting on said Suit, as compensation, or part compensation for their services; and the deficit, if any, in the comprensation of the Justices, shall be paid semiannually, on the Certificate of the Clerk, out of any monies in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Mayor and Aldermens Fees.
Sec. 3. For taking each complaint in writing under oath,—— ,25
For each Warrant, Summons, or Subpoena, ,25
For each Venire or Jury Warrant, ,25
Swearing Jury in each Case, ,25
Entering [p. 142]
$ cts
Filing papers on appeals from the Mayor or Aldermens Court, taking appeal Bond and issuing supersedeas ,50
Docketing each suit, ,12½
Entering each Order or Rule of Court for continuance, default, discontinuance, retraxit, nonsuit &c ,25
For each dedimus or comission to take depositions—— ,50
Calling and swearing each Jury ,12½
Administering each oath ,6¼
Swearing person to Affidavit ,12½
For each Venire to summon Jury ,25
Receiving and entering Verdict of Jury 12½
Entering each Decree or final Judgment, ,25
Issuing Writ of Habeas Corpus, Certiorari, or procedendo ,50
Entering special Bail on Record ,25
Issuing Execution ,25
Entering Marshals return of the same ,12½
For each Certificate and Seal, other than the process of Court ,50
Taking Bond in cases of Appeal to the Circuit Court ,50
For each License under Seal granted by Ordinance ,50
For each Certificate of Magistracy under Seal ,25
The unsuccessful Party in any suit before the Municipal Court shall be taxed a docket fee of three Dollars, to be collected with the Costs of Suit, and paid over, in proportionate sums, to the Justices sitting on said Suit, as compensation, or part compensation for their services; and the deficit, if any, in the comprensation of the Justices, shall be paid semiannually, on the Certificate of the Clerk, out of any monies in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Mayor and Aldermens Fees.
Sec. 3. For taking each complaint in writing under oath,—— ,25
For each Warrant, Summons, or Subpoena, ,25
For each Venire or Jury Warrant, ,25
Swearing Jury in each Case, ,25
Entering [p. 142]
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