Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February 1844–January 1845

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10 August 1844 • Saturday
Regular Session. August 10th 1844.
10 o clock A M.
Names of member, called, Quorum Prest.
Elected prsidnt Pro tem—
Prayer by — Minutes of preceedig unacccepted minutes read & accepted
Petition to erect a water mill opposite .—
moved it Lie on the table
<​C. [Councillor] — objects to grantngs​>
proposd grantng the petiti[o]n
scnded [seconded] the motion. & it was ordrd to lie on the tabl[e].
Petitin of Reuben Atwood <​& 14 oth for openig Ann St​> granted from water stre[e]t, to corporation line,— read & granted.
voted that the or the Estate of Gen Joseph Smith be allowed the sum of $16.30 <​$16.70​>— to Satisfy for s Boa[r]d bill,
An ordinance corning [concerning] Brothels & disorderly charatrs [characters] read twice. 3d time by its title, & passed.— satsified with its title
<​A Report of——​> The attendence of the City council &c. from Feb 10th. 1844 to Aug 9. 1844 inclusive. Total $429.15.— acecpted & ordrd to be paid,—
. Marshall, stated, that he had made a setlemet with —— on an action <​suit.​> &c and the council voted to sanction the proceeding, of the marshal.
Ald referrd to settling for the Nauvoo Expositor said he had been told by that the whole could be settld for $800, if the money could be forth coming.— or security to be paid soon.
Ald. .— wished the the press might might be settled.——
C. . said if they were to proce[e]d with the riot part: he would go in for their waiting till they could get it, but if they would take $800 or 1600, and stop all procidings they would go in for it. [p. 41]
10 August 1844 • Saturday
Regular Session. August 10th 1844.
10 o clock A M.
Names of member, called, Quorum Prest.
Elected prsidnt Pro tem—
Prayer by — Minutes of preceedig unacccepted minutes read & accepted
Petition to erect a water mill opposite .—
moved it Lie on the table
C. [Councillor] — objects to grantngs
proposd grantng the petition
scnded [seconded] the motion. & it was ordrd to lie on the table.
Petitin of Reuben Atwood & 14 oth for openig Ann St from water street, to corporation line,— read & granted.
voted that or the Estate of Gen Joseph Smith be allowed the sum of $16.70— to Satisfy for s Board bill,
An ordinance corning [concerning] Brothels & disorderly charatrs [characters] read twice. 3d time by its title, & passed.— satsified with its title
A Report of—— The attendence of the City council &c. from Feb 10th. 1844 to Aug 9. 1844 inclusive. Total $429.15.— acecpted & ordrd to be paid,—
. Marshall, stated, that he had made a setlemet with —— on a suit. &c and the council voted to sanction the proceeding, of the marshal.
Ald referrd to settling for the Nauvoo Expositor said he had been told by that the whole could be settld for $800, if the money could be forth coming.— or security to be paid soon.
.— wished the the press might might be settled.——
C. . said if they were to proceed with the riot part: he would go in for their waiting till they could get it, but if they would take $800 or 1600, and stop all procidings they would go in for it. [p. 41]
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