Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, November 1842–January 1844

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4 March 1843 • Saturday
Saturday March 4th. 1843.— Ten oClock A. M.—
City Council met agreeable to adjournment. Meeting opened by prayer. Names of Council called. minutes of last meeting read & approved. The Mayor presided.—
The Currency Bill was taken up, & by an unanimous Call of the Council was read at length, it was then discussed & amended, & finally passed, entitled “An Ordinance regulating the Currency.”
The Committee of public works are instructed to prepare a Bill for the erection of a City Prison.
Doctor was elected an Alderman of this by the City Council to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of , & also by reason of (who was elected on the 25th day of feby. last to fill that office,) having declined to act.
was appointed fire warden for the 1st Ward.
do—— do—— 2nd Ward.
—— do—— do—— 3rd. Ward.
The Committee of Municipal Laws are instructed to prepare an ordinance for the duties of firewardens.
Genl. Joseph Smith was reelected Register of Deeds <​& so forth.—​>
It is hereby ordered by the City Council &c, that an Alley be opened sixteen feet wide, running from North to South, through the centre of Block No. one hundred and twenty six (126.) in the City of , at the expence of the Petitioners and others.
Adjourned, until the next regular meeting. [p. 10]
4 March 1843 • Saturday
Saturday March 4th. 1843.— Ten oClock A. M.—
City Council met agreeable to adjournment. Meeting opened by prayer. Names of Council called. minutes of last meeting read & approved. The Mayor presided.—
The Currency Bill was taken up, & by an unanimous Call of the Council was read at length, it was then discussed & amended, & finally passed, entitled “An Ordinance regulating the Currency.”
The Committee of public works are instructed to prepare a Bill for the erection of a City Prison.
Doctor was elected an Alderman of this by the City Council to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of , & also by reason of (who was elected on the 25th day of feby. last to fill that office,) having declined to act.
was appointed fire warden for the 1st Ward.
do—— do—— 2nd Ward.
—— do—— do—— 3rd. Ward.
The Committee of Municipal Laws are instructed to prepare an ordinance for the duties of firewardens.
Genl. Joseph Smith was reelected Register of Deeds & so forth.—
It is hereby ordered by the City Council &c, that an Alley be opened sixteen feet wide, running from North to South, through the centre of Block No. one hundred and twenty six (126.) in the City of , at the expence of the Petitioners and others.
Adjourned, until the next regular meeting. [p. 10]
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