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

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The appointed the following Committees.
Committee
of Ways & Means— Joseph Smith, , & .
on Claims, , & .
on public Grounds, , & .
on Finance, , & .
on Municipal Laws— J. Smith, , & .
Upon Motion of . It was Resolved, that the City Marshal receive the same pay for his Term se Time as one of the City Counsellors.
Upon Motion of , It was Resolved that the Sexton have Two Dollars for digging each Grave, & interring a Body, & that no other Person or Persons shall have the priviledge so to do, in any case, unless by permission of the Sexton, and that the Sexton do keep a Book Record of all the Interments.
Upon Motion of Colr. , that this Council procure a complete plot of the , for their use, the same was referred to the committee of Ways & Means.
Upon Motion of Colr , that this Col. appoint a Committee to buy a Lot for, & prepare a House for the Council, It was Ordered that the Resolution be laid on the Table.
The Subject Matter of the burying Ground was spoken upon, as regards the obtaining of a Title Deed for same.
Adjourned until Saturday next, to hold a Special Meeting at Six oClock p. M. at the Col. Room.
Jany. 15th. 1842.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minutes, Resolutions, and Ordinance, 22 January 1842 • Saturday
Saturday January 22nd. 1842.
The City Council met pursuant to adjournment.
Meeting opened by Prayer— Minutes of last Meeting Read.
The presented a communication to the City Council cont.g. [p. 41]
The appointed the following Committees.
Committee
of Ways & Means— Joseph Smith, , & .
on Claims, , & .
on public Grounds, , & .
on Finance, , & .
on Municipal Laws— J. Smith, , & .
Upon Motion of . It was Resolved, that the City Marshal receive the same pay for his Time as one of the City Counsellors.
Upon Motion of , It was Resolved that the Sexton have Two Dollars for digging each Grave, & interring a Body, & that no other Person or Persons shall have the priviledge so to do, in any case, unless by permission of the Sexton, and that the Sexton do keep a Record of all the Interments.
Upon Motion of Colr. , that this Council procure a complete plot of the , for their use, the same was referred to the committee of Ways & Means.
Upon Motion of Colr , that this Col. appoint a Committee to buy a Lot for, & prepare a House for the Council, It was Ordered that the Resolution be laid on the Table.
The Subject Matter of the burying Ground was spoken upon, as regards the obtaining of a Title Deed for same.
Adjourned until Saturday next, to hold a Special Meeting at Six oClock p. M. at the Col. Room.
Jany. 15th. 1842.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minutes, Resolutions, and Ordinance, 22 January 1842 • Saturday
Saturday January 22nd. 1842.
The City Council met pursuant to adjournment.
Meeting opened by Prayer— Minutes of last Meeting Read.
The presented a communication to the City Council cont.g. [p. 41]
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