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

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countenance, or assist in making any improper noise, Riot, disturbance, or diversion in the Streets, or elsewhere, & all persons who shall collect in bodies or crowds, for unlawful purposes, to the annoyance or disturbance of Citizens or travellors, shall for each offence forfeit & pay a penalty not exceeding fifty dollars, in the discretion of the Court convicting.
Sec. 3. No person shall use any abusive, indecent, or threatening words to another individual without being deemed a disturber of the peace, & shall forfeit & pay a penalty of not less than one dollar & not exceeding twenty dollars, and shall moreover be bound to keep the peace in the discretion of the Court.
Sec. 4. If any person shall injure another by quarrelling, fighting, assaulting, beating, or otherwise, the person so offending shall on conviction forfeit & pay a penalty not less than three dollars, & not exceeding one hundred Dollars, and moreover may be imprisoned not exceeding six Months, in the discretion of the Court convicting.
Second Division.
Sec. 1. Of Streets and Alleys.
No person shall place or cause to be placed, any Stones, timber, lumber, plank, boards, or other materials for building, in or upon any Street, lane, Alley, or public Square, without a written permission for that purpose first obtained from the Mayor, or one of the Aldermen, under the penalty of two dollars for each offence, & the further penalty of two dollars for each & every forty eight hours during which the articles or materials aforesaid shall be or remain in any such Street, lane, Alley, or public square, (without permission as aforesaid,) after notice from the Mayor, any Alderman, the supervisor of Streets, or any police officer to remove the same.
Sec. 2. The Mayor or any of the Aldermen, is authorized to grant to any person permission in writing to [p. 152]
countenance, or assist in making any improper noise, Riot, disturbance, or diversion in the Streets, or elsewhere, & all persons who shall collect in bodies or crowds, for unlawful purposes, to the annoyance or disturbance of Citizens or travellors, shall for each offence forfeit & pay a penalty not exceeding fifty dollars, in the discretion of the Court convicting.
Sec. 3. No person shall use any abusive, indecent, or threatening words to another individual without being deemed a disturber of the peace, & shall forfeit & pay a penalty of not less than one dollar & not exceeding twenty dollars, and shall moreover be bound to keep the peace in the discretion of the Court.
Sec. 4. If any person shall injure another by quarrelling, fighting, assaulting, beating, or otherwise, the person so offending shall on conviction forfeit & pay a penalty not less than three dollars, & not exceeding one hundred Dollars, and moreover may be imprisoned not exceeding six Months, in the discretion of the Court convicting.
Second Division.
Sec. 1. Of Streets and Alleys.
No person shall place or cause to be placed, any Stones, timber, lumber, plank, boards, or other materials for building, in or upon any Street, lane, Alley, or public Square, without a written permission for that purpose first obtained from the Mayor, or one of the Aldermen, under the penalty of two dollars for each offence, & the further penalty of two dollars for each & every forty eight hours during which the articles or materials aforesaid shall be or remain in any such Street, lane, Alley, or public square, (without permission as aforesaid,) after notice from the Mayor, any Alderman, the supervisor of Streets, or any police officer to remove the same.
Sec. 2. The Mayor or any of the Aldermen, is authorized to grant to any person permission in writing to [p. 152]
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