Nauvoo City Council Draft Minutes, February–December 1841

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3 February 1841 • Wednesday
Met at Mr <the House of >s’ at 6 oC. <PM> 3rd Feb.y. 1841.—
< the> Mayor Sworn into office by .
Meeting opened by Joseph Smith Jr by Prayer—
gave Notice that Br was  appointed Marshall, & requested the public  to obey him.—
proceded & Alderman & Councillors were  Sworn, unless who was  not present—
proposed as Marshall for  two years Ensuing,— Voted in,— & Sworn
for Treasurer— Voted in & Swn
for Recorder— Voted in & Sworn
supervisor of Streets <Voted in>.— not present—
James Robinson City assessor— Voted in & Swrn
then addressed the Citizens.— & Cited parts of  the City Charter, making his observations as to  what he considered should be done in the   forthwith &c
Col Joseph <Smith> presented a Document <or Bill of Ordinance> setting forth  the manner of appointed <appointm[en]t> of Military Force, or  — Read three times & passed.—
Same presented a Bill appointing a Board of [illegible]  Ordinance Orgainising the City of <University of the City [of?]>  Read three times & passed.—
Moved & Seconded <& voted> that thanks of Citizens [2 words illegible]  be tendered to Citizens of , &  Legislature of for their kindness [2 words illegible] [p. 1]
3 February 1841 • Wednesday
Met at the House of ’ at 6 oC. PM 3rd Feb.y. 1841.—
the Mayor Sworn into office by .
Meeting opened by Joseph Smith by Prayer—
gave Notice that was appointed Marshall, & requested the public to obey him.—
proceded & Alderman & Councillors were Sworn, unless who was not present—
proposed as Marshall for two years Ensuing,— Voted in,— & Sworn
for Treasurer— Voted in & Swn
for Recorder— Voted in & Sworn
supervisor of Streets Voted in.— not present—
James Robinson City assessor— Voted in & Swrn
then addressed the Citizens.— & Cited parts of the City Charter, making his observations as to what he considered should be done in the forthwith &c
Col Joseph Smith presented a Document or Bill of Ordinance setting forth the manner of appointment of Military Force, or — Read three times & passed.—
Same presented a Bill appointing a Board of Ordinance Orgainising the University of the City [of] — Read three times & passed.—
Moved Seconded & voted that thanks of Citizens be tendered to Citizens of , Legislature of for their kindness [p. 1]
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