Minutes, 22 July 1842

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Friday Morning 8 oClock July 22nd. 1842.
City Council met purst to special Notice, <​the took the Chair,​> meeting opened by prayer, Names of Council called, reading of minutes of last meeting dispensed with until next meeting.
moved that a Petition be prepared to lay before the of this , praying that he will protect Lieutenant Genl Joseph Smith from arrest under any Writ from , and the Inhabitants of this & its vicinity from the intrigues of evil designing Men.
The gave an Explination of what he considered the Petition should contain, & so forth.
, , & were appointed a special Committee to prepare the Petition, and the to assist.
The Council adjourned <​at eleven oC A. M.​> until the Petition be prepared and to meet upon the meeting ground, The Petn was prepared.
The Council met at half past 3 oC. when the Petition was read by the , after the Organization of the Col., and accepted <​& adopted.​> by Vote of the Col., with priviledge to the Committee to revise <​& amend​> it in form, before engrossment, but retaining the substance.
The Council then signed the Petition.
Adjourned until next regular meeting. [p. 36]