Ordinance, 3 February 1841–A, as Recorded in Nauvoo Legion Minute Book

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between <​Captains​> and Brigadiers General by granting brevet commissions to the most worthy company officers of the line, who shall thereafter take rank and command according to the dates of their brevets; provided that their original place in the line shall not <​thereby​> be vacated.
Sec. 9. The Court Martial consisting of all the military officers, commissioned or entitled to commissions, within the City corporation, shall meet at the office of Joseph Smith, on Thursday the 4th day of February 1841, at 10 o’clock A. M. and then and there, proceed to elect the general officers of the Legion as contemplated in the third section of this ordinance.
Sec. 10. The Court Martial shall adopt for the Legion, as nearly as, may be, and so far as applicable the dicipline, drill, uniform, rules, and regulation of the Army.
Sec. 11. This ordinance shall take effect, and be in force, from and after its passage.
Passed, Feb 3rd A. D. 1841.
. Mayor.
, Recorder. [p. 4]
Captains and Brigadiers General by granting brevet commissions to the most worthy company officers of the line, who shall thereafter take rank and command according to the date of their brevets; provided that their original place in the line shall not thereby be vacated.
Sec. 9. The Court Martial consisting of all the military officers, commissioned or entitled to commissions, within the City corporation, shall meet at the office of Joseph Smith, on Thursday the 4th day of February 1841, at 10 o’clock A. M. and then and there, proceed to elect the general officers of the Legion as contemplated in the third section of this ordinance.
Sec. 10. The Court Martial shall adopt for the Legion, as nearly as, may be, and so far as applicable the dicipline, drill, uniform, rules, and regulation of the Army.
Sec. 11. This ordinance shall take effect, and be in force, from and after its passage.
Passed, Feb 3rd A. D. 1841.
. Mayor.
, Recorder. [p. 4]
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