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

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Upon Motion of , it was carried that the Street east of Warsaw Street be openend from Parley Street to the Limits.
It was unaimously adopted <​that​> Counsellor at Law and be permitted to act as Lawyers in the discussion of the subject matter of the fine imposed upon .
It was moved & carried that the City Council have Jurisdiction and authority over all Fines imposed by the officers whether in retaining or remitting them.
Colr. Joseph Smith moved & it was seconded that the Fine imposed upon be remitted.
spoke at considerable length, on the part of , to have the fine imposed upon him, remitted.
spoke at length upon the propriety of a Confirmation of the fine.
Several of the City Council spoke on the motion in debate, and it was carried that the Council adjourn for two Hours:— Council met pursuant to adjourment
& were appointed Counsellors, in the City Council.
, & were appointed Aldermen of the .
was appointed High Constable in the place of resigned,— for the 4th. Ward.
The Freedom of this <​was​> conferred upon Esqr., & Esqr..
& were sworn into office.
spoke on the case of .
Esq. spoke on the same Case.
The spoke to a considerable length.
Colrs. J. Smith, & , both spoke at length.
It was carried by vote, that the Fine stand, & be, not Mitigated.
was sworn, as High Constable. [p. 26]
Upon Motion of , it was carried that the Street east of Warsaw Street be openend from Parley Street to the Limits.
It was unaimously adopted that Counsellor at Law and be permitted to act as Lawyers in the discussion of the subject matter of the fine imposed upon .
It was moved & carried that the City Council have Jurisdiction and authority over all Fines imposed by the officers whether in retaining or remitting them.
Colr. Joseph Smith moved & it was seconded that the Fine imposed upon be remitted.
spoke at considerable length, on the part of , to have the fine imposed upon him, remitted.
spoke at length upon the propriety of a Confirmation of the fine.
Several of the City Council spoke on the motion in debate, and it was carried that the Council adjourn for two Hours:— Council met pursuant to adjourment
& were appointed Counsellors, in the City Council.
, & were appointed Aldermen of the .
was appointed High Constable in the place of resigned,— for the 4th. Ward.
The Freedom of this was conferred upon Esqr., & Esqr..
& were sworn into office.
spoke on the case of .
Esq. spoke on the same Case.
The spoke to a considerable length.
Colrs. J. Smith, & , both spoke at length.
It was carried by vote, that the Fine stand, & be, not Mitigated.
was sworn, as High Constable. [p. 26]
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