Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–March 1845

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spoke on the Marshall’s business—— & moved “that the accounts <​of the old Council​> be referred to the Committee on claims” carried—
Motioned that & fill the Committee on Claims this afternoon—
" the fine against be remitted— carried
spoke on his bill that would be allowed him according to the Ordinance of— the I have left out all accounts— the whole amount has cost me 50.00 to carry out the business— it has always been my object to save expence to the — he also submitted the Clerks Report of dues, to the Municipal Court— there now remains due 188.45¾— to the Court— repeals <​relinquished​> his amount due to him from the Court —
Motioned & carried <​seconded​> that be Notary Public carried
do. be Market Master carried—
do. — City Surveyor do.
do. Daniel Carns [Carn]— Flour Inspector do.
do Lorenzo Clark <​Benjn. Boyce​> Fire Wardens 1st. Ward do
do <​E. J. Sabine​> " 2nd. do. do.
do Howard Egan " 3rd. do. do.
do. D. M. Repsher " 4th. do do
do. — Collector of 4th. Ward do rescinded
do Sealer of Weights & Measures do.
Co. Wright enquired why a Collector was is appointed in my case— if there is no cause— it will throw me out of a situation—
presented a petition from Benj Aber & 17 others for the remitting of a fine for selling Spirituous Liquors (against Rufus Beach)
spoke upon the fine, and gave an account of the circumstance— & recommended that it be remitted—
said Rufus Beach came voluntarily & fined himself <​confessed judgment​>— he sd. he intended strictly to abide the ordinances of the
remarked & proposed that Col. take immediate action on it— & referred it the Com. of the whole house— carried—
— I do not know if it has passed all the regular course— it is a hard case to be fined under the circumstances— there are other men also fined— we have got to have the whole difficulty brought before us at once—
I am acquainted with the whole facts of the case— has let the day pass so that he cannot carry it <​to​> the Municipal Court— this Court is the only place that can remit the fine— Mr. Beach labours under difficulties—
— Br Beach actually undergoes grievances— if he means to do right, he ought not to be lashed for his refractory family— moved “that Br Beach’s fine be wholly remitted” carried— [p. [4]]
spoke on the Marshall’s business—— & moved “that the accounts of the old Council be referred to the Committee on claims” carried—
Motioned that & fill the Committee on Claims this afternoon—
" the fine against be remitted— carried
spoke on his bill that would be allowed him according to the Ordinance of— the — I have left out all accounts— the whole amount has cost me 50.00 to carry out the business— it has always been my object to save expence to the — he also submitted the Clerks Report of dues, to the Municipal Court— there now remains due 188.45¾— to the Court— relinquished his amount due to him from the Court —
Motioned & seconded that be Notary Public carried
do. be Market Master carried—
do. — City Surveyor do.
do. Daniel Carns Carn— Flour Inspector do.
do Benjn. Boyce Fire Wardens 1st. Ward do
do E. J. Sabine " 2nd. do. do.
do Howard Egan " 3rd. do. do.
do. D. M. Repsher " 4th. do do
do.
do Sealer of Weights & Measures do.
presented a petition from Benj Aber & 17 others for the remitting of a fine for selling Spirituous Liquors (against Rufus Beach)
spoke upon the fine, and gave an account of the circumstance— & recommended that it be remitted—
said Rufus Beach came voluntarily & confessed judgment— he sd. he intended strictly to abide the ordinances of the
remarked & proposed that Col. take immediate action on it— & referred it the Com. of the whole house— carried—
— I do not know if it has passed all the regular course— it is a hard case to be fined under the circumstances— there are other men also fined— we have got to have the whole difficulty brought before us at once—
I am acquainted with the whole facts of the case— has let the day pass so that he cannot carry it to the Municipal Court— this Court is the only place that can remit the fine— Mr. Beach labours under difficulties—
— Br Beach actually undergoes grievances— if he means to do right, he ought not to be lashed for his refractory family— moved “that Br Beach’s fine be wholly remitted” carried— [p. [4]]
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