Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, January–November 1842

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5 August 1842 • Friday
Friday August 5th. 1842. Six oClock P. M.—
City Council met pursuant to a Special Call.
The vice Mayor presided, as Presdt pro tem.
Names of the Council were called.— Reading of Minutes of last Meeting dispensed with, until next Meeting.
<​obtained leave, and​> brought forward a Bill to regulate proceeds in the Municipal Court under Habeas Corpus, the Bill was read the first time, and <​upon Motion for a second Reading, it was​> and referred to , and Colrs and , (a select Committee,) to Report thereon at the first meeting of Council.
was duly elected a Member of this Council, in the stead of deceased, and was Sworn.
Adjourned until Monday next at two oClock P. M.
8 August 1842 • Monday
Monday August 8th. 1842. Twelve oClock Noon.—
City Council met agreeable to a special call.
The presided as President pro tem.
Names of the Council called,— reading of Minutes of <​three​> last meetings dispensed with until next meeting.—
The Committee to whom was referred the Bill for regulating proceedings under Writ of Habeas Corpus in the Municipal Court, made their Report, which, upon Motion, was accepted, the Bill was read the second time, & upon discussion was amended, it was then read the third time according to the usual proceedings, and passed Unanimously. Title agreed to, As follows, “An Ordinance regulating the mode of proceeding, in Cases of Habeas Corpus, before the Municipal Court”.
Adjourned until the next general Meeting. [p. 37]
5 August 1842 • Friday
Friday August 5th. 1842. Six oClock P. M.—
City Council met pursuant to a Special Call.
The Mayor presided, as Presdt .
Names of the Council were called.— Reading of Minutes of last Meeting dispensed with, until next Meeting.
obtained leave, and brought forward a Bill to regulate proceeds in the Municipal Court under Habeas Corpus, the Bill was read the first time, and upon Motion for a second Reading, it was and referred to , and Colrs and , (a select Committee,) to Report thereon at the first meeting of Council.
was duly elected a Member of this Council, in the stead of deceased, and was Sworn.
Adjourned until Monday next at two oClock P. M.
8 August 1842 • Monday
Monday August 8th. 1842. Twelve oClock Noon.—
City Council met agreeable to a special call.
The presided as President pro tem.
Names of the Council called,— reading of Minutes of three last meetings dispensed with until next meeting.—
The Committee to whom was referred the Bill for regulating proceedings under Writ of Habeas Corpus in the Municipal Court, made their Report, which, upon Motion, was accepted, the Bill was read the second time, & upon discussion was amended, it was then read the third time according to the usual proceedings, and passed Unanimously. Title agreed to, As follows, “An Ordinance regulating the mode of proceeding, in Cases of Habeas Corpus, before the Municipal Court”.
Adjourned until the next general Meeting. [p. 37]
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