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

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Report on J[ohn] S. Higbees accont [account] accpted accot allowed
C. D. S. <​​> suggested that coun[c]il pass an ordinace to prvent misrepresentatn of and Libillous publacations
Committee be appointed to attend to the wharf
12 October 1844 • Saturday
Regular Session
Octr. 12. 1844
20 min. past 10. A. M.
Names of Members called Quorum present Mayor
Meeting opened by prayer by
having made some remarks as to his being re-elected assessor and collector for the year 1844 but on account of sickness that he had not yet commenced his duties as such assessor
It was the unanimous voice of the council that he continue in his office as assessor and collector until he resigns his office.
Coun. read a Petition from the City Treasurer complaining of his not being able to obtain from the City Auctioneer Charles Warner any returns of duties It was moved and seconded that Charles Warner be discontinued from his office and that be elected in his stead
Co. rose to make some remarks relative to the City Scrip and stated that it would be a good plan if any means could be made to redeem what is already issued, when,
It was resolved by the City Council of the City of that the be instructed not to issue any more City Scrip unless he receive an order from the City Council
Moved and seconded that the Marshall go and bring the High Policeman , and the City Treasurer to this Council which was carried
Moved and seconded that the foregoing motion be reconsidered, when It was resolved That the financial committee be instructed to see and instruct him concerning the City Scrip [p. 49]
Report on John S. Higbees accont account accpted accot allowed
suggested that council pass an ordinace to prvent misrepresentatn of and Libillous publacations
Committee be appointed to attend to the wharf
12 October 1844 • Saturday
Regular Session
Octr. 12. 1844
20 min. past 10. A. M.
Names of Members called Quorum present Mayor
Meeting opened by prayer by
having made some remarks as to his being re-elected assessor and collector for the year 1844 but on account of sickness that he had not yet commenced his duties as such assessor
It was the unanimous voice of the council that he continue in his office as assessor and collector until he resigns his office.
Coun. read a Petition from the City Treasurer complaining of his not being able to obtain from the City Auctioneer Charles Warner any returns of duties It was moved and seconded that Charles Warner be discontinued from his office and that be elected in his stead
Co. rose to make some remarks relative to the City Scrip and stated that it would be a good plan if any means could be made to redeem what is already issued, when,
It was resolved by the City Council of the City of that the be instructed not to issue any more City Scrip unless he receive an order from the City Council
Moved and seconded that the Marshall go and bring the High Policeman , and the City Treasurer to this Council which was carried
Moved and seconded that the foregoing motion be reconsidered, when It was resolved That the financial committee be instructed to see and instruct him concerning the City Scrip [p. 49]
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