Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, January–November 1842

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moved a Petn. <​from Joseph Fisher & others,​> for Opening Back St.,— from Mulholland St., to Munson St.,— Referred to <​a​> Committee of , <​Colr​> , & <​Aldmn.​> G[ustavus] Hills.—
The Petn of <​John​> Burscough & others, respecting a St., referred to a Committee of <​Aldmn​> , & , & .—
The Petn. of for a St., <​to be opened,​>, Referred to <​Colrs​> , , & .—
<​Orders have been given on these four Claims.​>
The Petn. of Supervisor of Streets, allowed, for a Sum of $36,12½. for 35¼ days Work on Streets, & 87½Cts Smith Work included.—
The Petn of allowed, for Three Dollars, for Surveying the first St East of Warsaw St..
The Petn. of for $52,50 (as P a/c.) allowed.—
The Petn. of , Allowed, for Five Dollars, for Summoning City Council, & <​Noticing Aldermen​> to lodge Bonds, Noticing Assessor & Collector, & , to do the like, also High Constables, & Posting up Ordinances, & Resolutions.—
Colr. moved a Resoln. that this Council take it into Considn. whether this Council shall have pay for their Services, & if so, what Amount.—
Colr. Spoke,— spoke.— & Colr . spoke <​all in support of the Motion​>,— Colr. spoke, & wd. wish to have <​a full Meeting, or​> another Meeting, at least, before a Law wd. be passed,— he considers the People are Poor.—
spoke in Support,— Colr. likewise,— also, at Great length. & all in support of the Motion,— Resoln. <​was adopted, that the City Col shall have pay for their Services.​> not sustained as no Sum <​was​> specified
Colr. moved a Resoln., that the City Colrs. and Committees shall be paid the Sum of Two Dollars p Day each, for their Services as Colrs., <​& Committees of this Col.,​>— & spoke in support of it.
Colr. also spoke, in Support.—
also spoke, in Support.—
spoke to same effect.— as also so others of the Col., an amendmt was moved that it be made $1,00 which was lost by vote. & the Origl. Resoln. Carried— [p. 6]
moved a Petn. from Joseph Fisher & others, for Opening Back St.,— from Mulholland St., to Munson St.,— Referred to a Committee of , Colr , & Aldmn. Gustavus Hills.—
The Petn of John Burscough & others, respecting a St., referred to a Committee of Aldmn , & , & .—
The Petn. of for a St., to be opened,, Referred to Colrs , , & .—
Orders have been given on these four Claims.
The Petn. of Supervisor of Streets, allowed, for a Sum of $36,12½. for 35¼ days Work on Streets, & 87½Cts Smith Work included.—
The Petn of allowed, for Three Dollars, for Surveying the first St East of Warsaw St..
The Petn. of for $52,50 (as P a/c.) allowed.—
The Petn. of , Allowed, for Five Dollars, for Summoning City Council, & Noticing Aldermen to lodge Bonds, Noticing Assessor & Collector, & , to do the like, also High Constables, & Posting up Ordinances, & Resolutions.—
Colr. moved a Resoln. that this Council take it into Considn. whether this Council shall have pay for their Services, & if so, what Amount.—
Colr. Spoke,— spoke.— & Colr . spoke all in support of the Motion,— Colr. spoke, & wd. wish to have a full Meeting, or another Meeting, at least, before a Law wd. be passed,— he considers the People are Poor.—
spoke in Support,— Colr. likewise,— also, at Great length. & all in support of the Motion,— Resoln. was adopted, that the City Col shall have pay for their Services.
Colr. moved a Resoln., that the City Colrs. and Committees shall be paid the Sum of Two Dollars p Day each, for their Services as Colrs., & Committees of this Col.,— & spoke in support of it.
Colr. also spoke, in Support.—
also spoke, in Support.—
spoke to same effect.— as also others of the Col., an amendmt was moved that it be made $1,00 which was lost by vote. & the Origl. Resoln. Carried— [p. 6]
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