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

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Coun. .— would pay the Police gold & silver if the <​​> were able— but they were not,— and suggested that certain men might be found to buy the scrip if they could have an interest attached to it, also suggestd a voluntay tax of the people to be collected by the bishops.—
moved that some of the counil propo[s]e to the people a voluntay <​on the manaul tax,—​> tax. on the
C. enquird the amount due the police
A. ,— said the present taxation amounted to the extent of the charter,— and that a voluntay tax or contribution was the only means according to s motion.—
proposed to comme[n]ce in the counil and said.—
$5,00 paid
5,00 paid
5,00 paid
. 2,00
Amasa Bonn[e]y a coat & hat.
5,00
5,00
5,00 paid
Daniel Repshan 10,00
1,00
1,00 paid
1,00 paid
1,00 paid
$41,00
suggested the propriety of changing the plan of having a police by voluntary watch, and exchange from night to night.
. said he spoke in favor of releiving the present distress of the Police for what they have served &c
$2,00 <​$1,00​>— paid
Amasa Bonney, 2,00 note of Nathan Tan[n]er, paid
, 1,00 paid
Marshal reported that there was no money in the Tresury and that he had loaned about $70. for the police. [p. 43]
Coun. .— would pay the Police gold & silver if the were able— but they were not,— and suggested that certain men might be found to buy the scrip if they could have an interest attached to it, also suggestd a voluntay tax of the people to be collected by the bishops.—
moved that some of the counil propose to the people a voluntay on the manaul tax,—
C. enquird the amount due the police
A. ,— said the present taxation amounted to the extent of the charter,— and that a voluntay tax or contribution was the only means according to s motion.—
proposed to commence in the counil and said.—
$5,00 paid
5,00 paid
5,00 paid
. 2,00
5,00
5,00
5,00 paid
Daniel Repshan 10,00
1,00
1,00 paid
1,00 paid
1,00 paid
$41,00
suggested the propriety of changing the plan of having a police by voluntary watch, and exchange from night to night.
. spoke in favor of releiving the present distress of the Police for what they have served &c
$1,00— paid
Amasa Bonney, 2,00 note of Nathan Tanner, paid
, 1,00 paid
Marshal reported that there was no money in the Tresury and that he had loaned about $70. for the police. [p. 43]
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