Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–December 1841

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from Taxation, <​as also all personal property which is now exempted from Exeon. by the laws of the & to​> & let the Lots & personal Property be Taxed, & moved an Amendment to that Effect.—
The spoke in Support of the Resoln., & that the Assessor has a discretional power in laying Taxes upon Lands not laid out in Lots, according to their Value.—
explained.—
again Spoke, & sd. if Lands are Taxable, the Col. will see Notices stuck up through , that he (the Speaker) has Lots to Sell.—
wished to postpone further proceeds in this bus, until the Col. would be full, & Owners of Land have oppy.. of laying Claims for exemption before this Col..
wishes no delay to the Assessor, but that the bus shd be decided at this time.
, spoke against the Amendment, & in Support of the Origl. Resolution.—
spoke as to <​the​> value of Lands within, & without the .
sd <​that not one out of five of​> the People who Emigrate here have any desire to live out of the , & all sorts of Grain & Sauce will sell for much more now, than <​they did​> a few years ago.
Amendment lost by Vote.
Original question (Or Resolution) as amended, was Carried.
Adjourned to Saturday next at 6 oClock Afternoon.— to meet at same Place.—
Novr. 6th. 1841.— [p. 38]
from Taxation, as also all personal property which is now exempted from Exeon. by the laws of the & to let the Lots & personal Property be Taxed, & moved an Amendment to that Effect.—
The spoke in Support of the Resoln., & that the Assessor has a discretional power in laying Taxes upon Lands not laid out in Lots, according to their Value.—
explained.—
again Spoke, & sd. if Lands are Taxable, the Col. will see Notices stuck up through , that he (the Speaker) has Lots to Sell.—
wished to postpone further proceeds in this bus, until the Col. would be full, & Owners of Land have oppy.. of laying Claims for exemption before this Col..
wishes no delay to the Assessor, but that the bus shd be decided at this time.
, spoke against the Amendment, & in Support of the Origl. Resolution.—
spoke as to the value of Lands within, & without the .
sd that not one out of five of the People who Emigrate here have any desire to live out of the , & all sorts of Grain & Sauce will sell for much more now, than they did a few years ago.
Amendment lost by Vote.
Original question (Or Resolution) as amended, was Carried.
Adjourned to Saturday next at 6 oClock Afternoon.— to meet at same Place.—
Novr. 6th. 1841.— [p. 38]
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