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

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an ordinance concerning wharfage and for other purposes in read twice, & amended by erasing the word stop, and, <​insert​> “land” inserted.— the number ten— was erased & fifty added read third time, and Passed. Its Title, An Ordina[n]ce concerning the landing of Steam boats in , passed
was duly appointed wharf master, for one year.
was appointed a committee to wait on Mr. to solicit a block of land on which to build a jail.— A. was added to this committee.
Petition of read for claims as read & refered to committe on claims commite reported favorably,— and the council referred the bill back to the committee,— Comittee reported to allowing 25 dollars,— and the repo[r]t was acceptied, and twenty five dollars was allowed.—
Resolved that the office of city attorny be vacated for the time being, and that the give notice accordingly.
5 oclock P. M Council adjour[n]ed to next thurdy [thursday] 10. A M.—
21 December 1843 • Thursday
Thursday December 21— 1843. 12 o clock, Adjourned Council
Names of members called, C. was chosen presidnt protem in mayors absence prayer by . Minutes of last council read and approved
The committee appointed to visit concerning a site for a jail Reported that wo would give 3/4[th] of a Lot on parly st or, or 1 Lot on Sidney & Back st for the purpose of building a jail. Deeding the same to the [p. 27]
an ordinance concerning wharfage and for other purposes in read twice, & amended by erasing the word stop, and, “land” inserted.— the number ten— was erased & fifty added read third time, and Passed. Its Title, An Ordinance concerning the landing of Steam boats in , passed
was appointed wharf master, for one year.
was appointed a committee to wait on Mr. to solicit a block of land on which to build a jail.— A. was added to this committee.
Petition of for claims read & refered to committe on claims commite reported favorably,— and the council referred the bill back to the committee,— Comittee reported to allow 25 dollars,— and the report was acceptied, and twenty five dollars was allowed.—
Resolved that the office of city attorny be vacated for the time being, and that the give notice accordingly.
5 oclock P. M Council adjourned to next thurdy [thursday] 10. A M.—
21 December 1843 • Thursday
Thursday December 21— 1843. 12 o clock, Adjourned Council
Names of members called, C. was chosen presidnt protem prayer by . Minutes of last council read and approved
The committee appointed to visit concerning a site for a jail Reported that would give 3/4[th] of a Lot on parly st or, or 1 Lot on Sidney & Back st for the purpose of building a jail. Deeding the same to the [p. 27]
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