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

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Section 2 That the Capital Stock of said association shall amount to $10,000 which may be increased to any amount by a vote of a majority of the Stockholders present, at a meeting called for that purpose by the President of the association, who shall give at least one month’s notice thereof; which Capital Stock shall be divided into shares of five dollars each.
Section 3. That the books of the Association shall be opened for subscription on the 20th. day of December A. D. 1844; and when two hundred dollars shall have been subscribed, the Stockholders shall elect a board of seven Trustees, who shall elect one of their number President of the Association, to hold their office during good behavior, said board of Trustees shall constitute the law making department of said Association, with full power and authority to make ordain establish and execute all such laws and ordinances, as they may deem necessary for the benefit, government and regulation of said association, not repugnant to the Constitution of the , or the Constitution of this .
Section 4 That the Board of Trustees shall have power to appoint a Librarian Registrar and such other officers as may be necessary, to prescribe their duties, and remove them from office at pleasure.
Section 5. That the board of Trustees shall have power to require of all officers appointed in pursuance of this act, Bonds with such penalty and security as may be deemed expedient, for the faithful performance of their respective duties; and also to require of all officers appointed as aforesaid to take an oath for the faithful performance of the duties of their respective offices
Section 6 That the President of the Association, shall have power to fill all vacancies in the board of Trustees, that may occur from the absence of any member by appointment; a Majority of whom shall form a Quorum to do business—
Section 7 That in case of the death, removal, resignation, or neglect to serve, of any one or more of the Trustees, their place shall be filled by vote of a majority of the Stockholders present, at a meeting called for that purpose, upon a notice of at least four weeks by the President of the Association; and in case of the neglect or refusal of the President to give such notice, the duty of giving notice shall devolve upon a majority of the Trustees.
Section 8 That it shall be the duty of the Librarian, under the direction of the President, to receive in payment for Stock, all useful Books, Maps, Charts, Globes, Models, and Scientific Instruments, also paintings, engravings, sculptures, and all other useful and curious specimens of the arts and sciences, also all kinds of Natural [p. 225]
Section 2 That the Capital Stock of said association shall amount to $10,000 which may be increased to any amount by a vote of a majority of the Stockholders present, at a meeting called for that purpose by the President of the association, who shall give at least one month’s notice thereof; which Capital Stock shall be divided into shares of five dollars each.
Section 3. That the books of the Association shall be opened for subscription on the 20th. day of December A. D. 1844; and when two hundred dollars shall have been subscribed, the Stockholders shall elect a board of seven Trustees, who shall elect one of their number President of the Association, to hold their office during good behavior, said board of Trustees shall constitute the law making department of said Association, with full power and authority to make ordain establish and execute all such laws and ordinances, as they may deem necessary for the benefit, government and regulation of said association, not repugnant to the Constitution of the , or the Constitution of this .
Section 4 That the Board of Trustees shall have power to appoint a Librarian Registrar and such other officers as may be necessary, to prescribe their duties, and remove them from office at pleasure.
Section 5. That the board of Trustees shall have power to require of all officers appointed in pursuance of this act, Bonds with such penalty and security as may be deemed expedient, for the faithful performance of their respective duties; and also to require of all officers appointed as aforesaid to take an oath for the faithful performance of the duties of their respective offices
Section 6 That the President of the Association, shall have power to fill all vacancies in the board of Trustees, that may occur from the absence of any member by appointment; a Majority of whom shall form a Quorum to do business—
Section 7 That in case of the death, removal, resignation, or neglect to serve, of any one or more of the Trustees, their place shall be filled by vote of a majority of the Stockholders present, at a meeting called for that purpose, upon a notice of at least four weeks by the President of the Association; and in case of the neglect or refusal of the President to give such notice, the duty of giving notice shall devolve upon a majority of the Trustees.
Section 8 That it shall be the duty of the Librarian, under the direction of the President, to receive in payment for Stock, all useful Books, Maps, Charts, Globes, Models, and Scientific Instruments, also paintings, engravings, sculptures, and all other useful and curious specimens of the arts and sciences, also all kinds of Natural [p. 225]
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