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

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any time prior to the first day of May next.
<​Order given, included with his pay as an Alderman.​>
It was <​is hereby​> ordered by the City Council &c, that be & paid the sum of Three Dollars, for engraving a Seal for the Municipal Court, he having warranted that it would make a good impression, also that it would hold fast where it was Soldered.—
<​Cert given.​>
It is hereby ordered by the City Council &c, that be paid the sum of four dollars for a press <​procured by him​> for the use of the City Seal.
Resolved by the City Council <​&c.​> that Councillor who was appointed to sell the lots in the burying ground, be, & he hereby is instructed, to pay over the proceeds of sales made by him, to & others, the Committee upon the burying ground.—
Resolved by the City Council &c, that the surplus funds, if any, arising from the sale of lots in the <​new​> burying ground, after paying for fencing & improving the same, be applied towards fencing the old burying ground.
The committee of Claims to whom was referred a Bill respecting pay from the , for interments, in cases where the could not obtain his pay otherwise, were released from the duty of reporting upon that Bill, & obtained leave, & presented a Bill for an ordinance in relation to interments, which received the usual readings, (the rules being dispensed with,) & passed, entitled, An Ordinance in relation to Interments.”
The Committee to whom it was referred to prepare a Code of Criminal laws, reported a Bill, or Code of Laws & Ordinances, which received the usual readings, (the rules being dispensed with,) & passed, entitled, “Laws and Ordinances of the City of Nauvoo”.
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any time prior to the first day of May next.
Order given, included with his pay as an Alderman.
It is hereby ordered by the City Council &c, that be paid the sum of Three Dollars, for engraving a Seal for the Municipal Court, he having warranted that it would make a good impression, also that it would hold fast where it was Soldered.—
Cert given.
It is hereby ordered by the City Council &c, that be paid the sum of four dollars for a press procured by him for the use of the City Seal.
Resolved by the City Council &c. that Councillor who was appointed to sell lots in the burying ground, be, & he hereby is instructed, to pay over the proceeds of sales made by him, to & others, the Committee upon the burying ground.—
Resolved by the City Council &c, that the surplus funds, if any, arising from the sale of lots in the new burying ground, after paying for fencing & improving the same, be applied towards fencing the old burying ground.
The committee of Claims to whom was referred a Bill respecting pay from the , for interments, in cases where the could not obtain his pay otherwise, were released from the duty of reporting upon that Bill, & obtained leave, & presented a Bill for an ordinance in relation to interments, which received the usual readings, (the rules being dispensed with,) & passed, entitled, “An Ordinance in relation to Interments.”
The Committee to whom it was referred to prepare a Code of Criminal laws, reported a Bill, or Code of Laws & Ordinances, which received the usual readings, (the rules being dispensed with,) & passed, entitled, “Laws and Ordinances of the City of Nauvoo”.
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