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

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The Petition of City Surveyor, was allowed, for Three Dollars, for Surveying the first Street East of Warsaw Street.
The Petition of for $52,50, was allowed, as per his account furnished.
The Petition of was allowed, for Five Dollars, for Summoning City Council, & noticing Aldermen to lodge Bonds, noticing Assessor & Collector, & to do the like, also the High Constables, & posting up ordinances, & Resolutions.
Colr. moved a Resolution, that this Col take it into consideration, whether this Col. shall have pay for their services, & if so, what Amount.
Colrs. , , & all spoke in favour of the Motion, Colr. said he would wish to have a full Meeting, or at least, another Meeting, before a Law would be passed, & stated, he considers the People are Poor. Aldmn. , & spoke, the latter to great length, & Colr. spoke again, all in support of the Motion, &; It was Resolved, that the City Council shall have pay for their Services
Colr. Moved a Resoln., that the City Council & Committees, shall be paid the Sum of Two dollars per Day, each, for their Services as Colrs., & Committees of this Council, & spoke in support of it,
Colr. , Aldmn. , & , as also others of the Col. spoke in favour of the resoln., An amendment was moved, that the Sum be made one Dollar each per day, which was lost by vote, & the Original Resolution carried.
Colr. applied on the part of , that he be instructed in his Duty as Weigher & Sealer. was permitted to speak, & he gave an Idea of the mode of adjusting & Sealing Weights & Measures, This matter was discussed at some length by the Col. but no decision made.
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The Petition of City Surveyor, was allowed, for Three Dollars, for Surveying the first Street East of Warsaw Street.
The Petition of for $52,50, was allowed, as per his account furnished.
The Petition of was allowed, for Five Dollars, for Summoning City Council, & noticing Aldermen to lodge Bonds, noticing Assessor & Collector, & to do the like, also the High Constables, & posting up ordinances, & Resolutions.
Colr. moved a Resolution, that this Col take it into consideration, whether this Col. shall have pay for their services, & if so, what Amount.
Colrs. , , & all spoke in favour of the Motion, Colr. said he would wish to have a full Meeting, or at least, another Meeting, before a Law would be passed, & stated, he considers the People are Poor. Aldmn. , & spoke, the latter to great length, & Colr. spoke again, all in support of the Motion, &; It was Resolved, that the City Council shall have pay for their Services
Colr. Moved a Resoln., that the City Council & Committees, shall be paid the Sum of Two dollars per Day, each, for their Services as Colrs., & Committees of this Council, & spoke in support of it,
Colr. , Aldmn. , & , as also others of the Col. spoke in favour of the resoln., An amendment was moved, that the Sum be made one Dollar each per day, which was lost by vote, & the Original Resolution carried.
Colr. applied on the part of , that he be instructed in his Duty as Weigher & Sealer. was permitted to speak, & he gave an Idea of the mode of adjusting & Sealing Weights & Measures, This matter was discussed at some length by the Col. but no decision made.
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