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

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11 January 1845 • Saturday
January 11. 1845.
Regular Session ½ past 10
Names of members called— not a Quorum present
Marshall was sent after absent members
¼ to 11
a quorum present— prayer by
Minutes were read and, <​Col. were,​> satisfied that the minutes remain as they are—
Petition of for the Ferry— be referred to the committee of Finance—
Letter of Recorder be referred to the Committee on Municipal Laws.
wished the Taxes to be collected in the year for which they are assessed
moved that fill s place this day on the committees
Petition of and 26 others for one half of the penalties recovered against parties for breaking the ordinances of the
, there is an ordinance already to that effect.
stated that the Police are for the protection of property—
moved to be referred to the Com. on Police and Co. added to the Comm.
Bill of Danl. Hendrix 71.44 refd. to the Com. on Claims— bill allowed—
Claim of 18.69 allowed instead of 15.69 previously allowed— bill allowed
" Arthur Boxero 2.50 referred to the Com. on Claims— Co. on Claims have nothing to do with it— report was allowed
Report of & on Grubb & Richie’s bill was read
moved that it be accepted— and carried
Bill of G. Williams for 4.04 be refd. to the Com. on Claims— Com. reported allowed— and granted
Ald. stated that the Committee on Burying Grounds— wish an ordinance for the removal of Durphy Street to the West— the burying ground is in the middle of the Street— it will take a Street 2 rods— wide out of one lot— and a little on the opposite side— wish a Street to go round on the W. And S. side of it—
Moved & seconded that an angle strike out before you come to the burying ground
enquired if there was not sufficient land reserved without going on other property—
Ald. <​Co.​> said half an acre was reserved— but we shall have to be at some expence in crowding on other persons <​property​>— and shewed its situation.
spoke— the Council have power to alter Streets at pleasure— this Land is principally Church property— we had better take some definite action. that road looks to me like Sacrilege.
Ald. <​Co.​> — moved that an Ordinance be drawn out— not seconded
moved that a committee go and examine the Records of the Deeds— not seconded
Co. it is proper for an Ordinance to be drawn out— and not to drive over the graves—
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11 January 1845 • Saturday
January 11. 1845.
Regular Session ½ past 10
Names of members called— not a Quorum present
Marshall was sent after absent members
¼ to 11
a quorum present— prayer by
Minutes were read and, Col. were, satisfied that the minutes remain as they are—
Petition of for the Ferry— be referred to the committee of Finance—
Letter of Recorder be referred to the Committee on Municipal Laws.
wished the Taxes to be collected in the year for which they are assessed
moved that fill s place this day on the committees
Petition of and 26 others for one half of the penalties recovered against parties for breaking the ordinances of the
, there is an ordinance already to that effect.
stated that the Police are for the protection of property—
moved to be referred to the Com. on Police and Co. added to the Comm.
Bill of Danl. Hendrix 71.44 refd. to the Com. on Claims— bill allowed—
Claim of 18.69 allowed instead of 15.69 previously allowed— bill allowed
" Arthur Boxero 2.50 referred to the Com. on Claims— Co. on Claims have nothing to do with it— report was allowed
Report of & on Grubb & Richie’s bill was read
moved that it be accepted— and carried
Bill of G. Williams for 4.04 be refd. to the Com. on Claims— Com. reported allowed— and granted
Ald. stated that the Committee on Burying Grounds— wish an ordinance for the removal of Durphy Street to the West— the burying ground is in the middle of the Street— it will take a Street 2 rods— wide out of one lot— and a little on the opposite side— wish a Street to go round on the W. And S. side of it—
Moved & seconded that an angle strike out before you come to the burying ground
enquired if there was not sufficient land reserved without going on other property—
Co. said half an acre was reserved— but we shall have to be at some expence in crowding on other persons property— and shewed its situation.
spoke— the Council have power to alter Streets at pleasure— this Land is principally Church property— we had better take some definite action. that road looks to me like Sacrilege.
Co. — moved that an Ordinance be drawn out— not seconded
moved that a committee go and examine the Records of the Deeds— not seconded
Co. it is proper for an Ordinance to be drawn out— and not to drive over the graves—
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