Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Henry G. Sherwood, 14 May 1842

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The of the City of will pay the Sum of Twelve Dollars, being the Amount this day allowed him by the City Council for Services as City Marshal from the third day of February 1841, until Octr 15th. 1841,— this Order to be Signed by the Vice Mayor before presentation for payment.
May 18 14th. 1842.
Joseph Smith Vice Mayor
, Recorder. [p. [1]]
Please pay the within to
May 18. 1842> [p. [2]]


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    Sherwood presented a claim to the Nauvoo City Council on 14 May 1842, which was allowed and this order written. The transaction was recorded in the Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger on 18 May 1842. (Claim from Henry G. Sherwood, ca. 14 May 1842; Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, Jan.–Nov. 1842, 26; Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 2.)  

    Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 1842–1845. Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845. CHL. MS 16800.

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    Signature of JS.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Henry G. Sherwood.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of Willard Richards.