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

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Co. rose and read An Ordinance concerning Spirituous Liquors which was read twice.
Ald. [Gustavus] Hills moved an amendment be made to the 2nd. Sect. which was carried— Bill read a 3rd. time— when the amendment was made that it read instead of 200 to 400. that they be fined “not less than $25. and not more than $400. which was carried—
Motioned and carried that the attend upon to assist him in the Law Suits which were pending against [the] City Council in which they gave & s note of <​$​>100. to , one other note of 513.75 to , also two other notes to , one for <​$​>30 and the <​other for 81.25​>
Motioned and carried that the be responsible for the amount which the Committee appointed to settle for the Nauvoo Expositor in which they g[ave] & and others note of 100.00 to , one other note of 513.75 to also two other notes, one for 30.00 and the other for 81.25 to alltogether amounting to 725.00
Motioned and carried that the Bill be allowed and the be instruct[ed] and authorised to give the obligations for the same borrowed from Julia Ann Vanorten, amounting to 75.00
Motioned and carried that this meeting adjourn until the next genera[l] session
9 November 1844 • Saturday
Regular Session
November 9th. 1844
Mayor
Names of Members called a Quorum present
Meeting opened prayer by .
Coun. was sworn in and took his Seat in the Council
Petition of and 101 others to open Warsaw Street South of Parley Street to the — read— and referred to the Committee of Streets
spoke relative to additional land to the burying ground when it wa[s] Motioned that it be referred to the committee of public grounds— [p. 50]
Co. rose and read An Ordinance concerning Spirituous Liquors which was read twice.
Ald. Gustavus Hills moved an amendment be made to the 2nd. Sect. which was carried— Bill read a 3rd. time— when the amendment was made that it read instead of 200 to 400. that they be fined “not less than $25. and not more than $400. which was carried—
Motioned and carried that the attend upon to assist him in the Law Suits which were pending against [the] City Council
Motioned and carried that the be responsible for the amount which the Committee appointed to settle for the Nauvoo Expositor in which they gave & and others note of 100.00 to , one other note of 513.75 to also two other notes, one for 30.00 and the other for 81.25 to alltogether amounting to 725.00
Motioned and carried that the Bill be allowed and the be instructed and authorised to give the obligations for the same borrowed from Julia Ann Vanorten, amounting to 75.00
Motioned and carried that this meeting adjourn until the next general session
9 November 1844 • Saturday
Regular Session
November 9th. 1844
Mayor
Names of Members called a Quorum present
Meeting opened prayer by .
Coun. was sworn in and took his Seat in the Council
Petition of and 101 others to open Warsaw Street South of Parley Street to the — read— and referred to the Committee of Streets
spoke relative to additional land to the burying ground when it was Motioned that it be referred to the committee of public grounds— [p. 50]
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