Pay Order, James Sloan to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Amasa Lyman, 30 January 1843
, Pay Order, to Nauvoo city treasurer , for , , Hancock Co., IL, 30 Jan. 1843; handwriting of ; endorsement in handwriting of ; one page; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845, CHL. Includes seal.
I hereby Certify that the sum of six dollars and fifty Cents has been this day allowed by the City Council to be paid to , out of the City Treasury, which amount the will please pay said .— Given under my hand, and the Corporation Seal, at , Ills Jany.. 30th. 1843.—
At the 30 January 1843 Nauvoo City Council meeting, the council ordered that various city officers, including Lyman, be paid for their services. Notations indicate that certificates were made out to each of them. This transaction was recorded in the Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger on 21 March 1843. (Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, Nov. 1842–Jan. 1844, 6; Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 72.)
Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 1842–1845. Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845. CHL. MS 16800.