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

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<​reported​> I called on the Higbees & one of the Fosters <​at appenoose​> but I dont see that any thing can be done with the Laws & Fosters but I am going to on thursdays <​&​> I will see when I can lay before him what this council decides on
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An ordinance concerning the Register of deeds. & for other purposes.
Sect 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of that the Register of deeds before entering upon the duties of his office <​shall be sworn and​> shall give a bond with security to the in a penalty of two <​Five​> hundred dollars that he he will faithfully execute & perform the duties of said office & deliver over the books & papers of belonging to <​the​> said office to his successor in office without defaltcation or delay
Mayor
passed Sept. 14th. 1844.
Moved & Seconded that & Edmund D Wooley be appointe to prosecute a settlement as far as possible for the press it was also Moved & secded. that he have discretionary power
Moved & seconded that the assessors & collectors of taxes be allowed one dollar pr day
Moved & seconded that be elected councillor in place of .
Moved & seconded that this meeting adjourn until the next general session [p. 48]
reported I called on the Higbees & one of the Fosters at appenoose but I dont see that any thing can be done with the Laws & Fosters but I am going to on thursdays & I will see when I can lay before him what this council decides on
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An ordinance concerning the Register of deeds. .
Sect 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of that the Register of deeds before entering upon the duties of his office shall be sworn and shall give a bond with security to the in a penalty of Five hundred dollars that he will faithfully execute & perform the duties of said office & deliver over the books & papers belonging to the said office to his successor in office without defaltcation or delay
Mayor
passed Sept. 14th. 1844.
Moved & Seconded that & Edmund D Wooley be appointe to prosecute a settlement as far as possible for the press it was also Moved & secded. that he have discretionary power
Moved & seconded that the assessors & collectors of taxes be allowed one dollar pr day
Moved & seconded that be elected councillor in place of .
Moved & seconded that this meeting adjourn until the next general session [p. 48]
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