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

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Motiond & seconded <​and carried​> that C. be delegated to prese[n]t the same to Congress.
Mayor proposed a combind delegation of the Repres[en]tatives of , in presenting the bill.
An Ordinance to prevent unlawful search or seizure of person or property by foreign process in the City of read twice,— 3 time by its tittle & passed. satisfied with its title.
Mayor suggested the propriety of making all coloured people free,— so that the cannot be carried out of the , unless guilty of crime,
suggested the propriety of giving instructions to the committee to bring in an ordinance concerning the Registry of deeds.—
Charles Warner had leave & spoke, enquiring the reason of his removal from the office of City auctioner,—
The Mayor explained also
Warner asked leave to pay auction tax in treasury orders — objected; spoke. thought Warners claim had priority. thought there was no action called for,
Motioned and Carried that the be instructed to give C. Warner s orders <​for services rendered the city priority,​> priority, in payment
resigned his appointment office <​Elect​> as City Auctioneer, & <​Charles​> Warner— was <​re​> duly <​re-​>elected City Auctioner
Motiond & seconded that <​and​> carried that be Marshal of the for the , expecting soon to <​leave <​the ​>​> was duly elected Marshall of the ,
, Spoke of the duties of a Marshal— &c
spoke, The Mayor gave instruction to the & polic[e]men— to see that all carrion is removed, that all <​public​> houses are kept in order,— stops boys fighting, prevent children floting off on the ice, correct any thing out of order; like a father,
resigned his office as assessor & collector to with other approbation of the council, [p. 29]
Motiond & seconded and carried that C. be delegated to present the same to Congress.
Mayor proposed a combind delegation of the Representatives of , in presenting the bill.
An Ordinance to prevent unlawful search or seizure of person or property by foreign process in the City of read twice,— 3 time by its tittle & passed. satisfied with its title.
Mayor suggested the propriety of making all coloured people free,— so that the cannot be carried out of the , unless guilty of crime,
suggested the propriety of giving instructions to the committee to bring in an ordinance concerning the Registry of deeds.—
Charles Warner had leave & spoke, enquiring the reason of his removal from the office of City auctioner,—
The Mayor explained also
Warner asked leave to pay auction tax in orders — objected; spoke. thought Warners claim had priority. thought there was no action called for,
Motioned and Carried that the be instructed to give s orders for services rendered the city priority, in payment
resigned his office Elect as City Auctioneer, & Charles Warner— was re re-elected City Auctioner
expecting soon to leave the was duly elected Marshall of the ,
, Spoke of the duties of a Marshal— &c
spoke, The Mayor gave instruction to the & policemen— to see that all carrion is removed, that all houses are kept in order,— stops boys fighting, prevent children floting off on the ice, correct any thing out of order; like a father,
resigned his office as assessor & collector to with other approbation of the council, [p. 29]
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