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

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Chairman reported on the above— and the report of the Committee was accepted. the nom
moved and seconded that the nomination of the Committee be accepted— Bill pass—
“An Ordinance for the discretianary enlargement of the no. of the Policemen—” read 1 time, 2 time by title, 3 do., Bill pass,— satisfied with the Title—
Call the people together on Tuesday at 1 oclock.
. let all agree upon the right thing, and then let it be done—
An act <​ordinance​> for the fencing of the old Burying ground— read 1 time, 2 time, 3rd. time, Bill pass— satisfied by the Title—
we have long been desirous to put an end to all iniquity— and more so now— our enemies are going into a regular system of stealing— let the City Council draw up resolutions— print them— and send them to our friends—
Moved that , , Aldn. — the mayor <​, ​>— and be a Committee to draft the resolutions to deliver to the people the motion was rescinded—
The be instructed to call the Council together at the on Monday at 10 A. M.
Adjourned until morning morning at 10 A. M at the to meet in committee of the whole—
13 January 1845 • Monday
Monday January 13. 1845— 10 A. M.
Adjourned Session in Committee of the whole— in the chair— Names of Members called— a Quorum present— prayer by Minutes were dispensed with—
<​moved and seconded that​>— , , be a Committee to draft resolutions.
wanted the truth to drive like a wedge— and to commence with the declaration of extirmination which was threatened by our enemies—
<​​> thinks it best to be where they cannot be hindered—
wants to put a stop to every iniquity— and to let every thing be clearly shewn.
knows of two or three instances where property has been stolen by the old Citizens <​remote from the ​> <​persons out of​> <​anti mormons remote from the ​>— and then instead of being brought to punishment— left the in a certain No. of days—
— spoke in regard to some persons who were dissatisfied with their lands being advertized for sale for taxes— on account of a law that has been passed by the Legislature
it had better be brought up before the Municipal Court— and for them to advise the City Council to act— and so shew that the Municipal Court obeys the State Laws—
Chairman reported on the above— and the report of the Committee was accepted.
moved and seconded that the — Bill pass—
“An Ordinance for the discretianary enlargement of the no. of the Policemen—” read 1 time, 2 time by title, 3 do., Bill pass,— satisfied with the Title—
Call the people together on Tuesday at 1 oclock.
. let all agree upon the right thing, and then let it be done—
An ordinance for the fencing of the old Burying ground— read 1 time, 2 time, 3rd. time, Bill pass— satisfied by the Title—
we have long been desirous to put an end to all iniquity— and more so now— our enemies are going into a regular system of stealing— let the City Council draw up resolutions— print them— and send them to our friends—
Moved that , , Aldn. — the mayor , — and be a Committee to draft the resolutions to deliver to the people the motion was rescinded—
The be instructed to call the Council together at the on Monday at 10 A. M.
Adjourned until morning morning at 10 A. M at the to meet in committee of the whole—
13 January 1845 • Monday
Monday January 13. 1845— 10 A. M.
Adjourned Session in Committee of the whole— in the chair— Names of Members called— a Quorum present— prayer by — Minutes were dispensed with—
moved and seconded that— , , be a Committee to draft resolutions.
wanted the truth to drive like a wedge— and to commence with the declaration of extirmination which was threatened by our enemies—
thinks it best to be where they cannot be hindered—
wants to put a stop to every iniquity— and to let every thing be clearly shewn.
knows of two or three instances where property has been stolen by anti mormons remote from the — and then instead of being brought to punishment— left the in a certain No. of days—
— spoke in regard to some persons who were dissatisfied with their lands being advertized for sale for taxes— on account of a law that has been passed by the Legislature
it had better be brought up before the Municipal Court— and for them to advise the City Council to act— and so shew that the Municipal Court obeys the State Laws—
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