Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, January–November 1842

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Colr. again Spoke upon the Subject.—
Amendment lost by Vote— Bill lost by Vote also.
Adjourned until the 2nd. Saturday in March next.—
17–18 February 1842 • Thursday–Friday
Thursday Feby. 17th. 1842.— Special Meeting.—
City Col met purst. to Special Notice.— Meeting opened by Prayer.— Minutes of last Meeting read, Corrected, & approved of.— The Names of the City Col. were then called.
Petn. of & others for the <​opening of Bluff St. from Mulholland St. to Munson St.​> was referred to the Committee of Improvements.—
A Resolution was presented & passed as follows, to wit.—
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Committee of public Grounds be authorized to proceed forthwith, & do all acts & things that they may Consider necessary, in Relation to the burying Ground, or Grounds, & that the Mayor & Recorder be directed to Consummate such Acts, of said Committee, all of which to be Reported to the next Council.
passed 17th Feby. 1842.—
Recorder.—
The following Resolution was presented & passed, to Wit.
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the City Tax for 1841, be assessed at One half of One per Cent, on all Taxable Property.—
passed 17th. Feby. 1842.—
Recorder.—
A Return of Delinquents for the year 1841 was presented by the , put to Vote, and accepted, & afterwards,— & upon Vote, Referred to the Committee of Improvement.
A Claim was presented from Carlos Gove for Lumber, Nails, Butts, Screws & Labor, in Making Desks & Seats for the City Council, which was accepted, & Allowed, for $9,37½, being the bals. due.
Allowed Feby. 17th. 1842,
Recorder. [p. 13]
Colr. again Spoke upon the Subject.—
Amendment lost by Vote— Bill lost by Vote also.
Adjourned until the 2nd. Saturday in March next.—
17–18 February 1842 • Thursday–Friday
Thursday Feby. 17th. 1842.— Special Meeting.—
City Col met purst. to Special Notice.— Meeting opened by Prayer.— Minutes of last Meeting read, Corrected, & approved of.— The Names of the City Col. were then called.
Petn. of & others for the opening of Bluff St. from Mulholland St. to Munson St. was referred to the Committee of Improvements.—
A Resolution was presented & passed as follows, to wit.—
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Committee of public Grounds be authorized to proceed forthwith, & do all acts & things that they may Consider necessary, in Relation to the burying Ground, or Grounds, & that the Mayor & Recorder be directed to Consummate such Acts, of said Committee, all of which to be Reported to the next Council.
passed 17th Feby. 1842.—
Recorder.—
The following Resolution was presented & passed, to Wit.
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the City Tax for 1841, be assessed at One half of One per Cent, on all Taxable Property.—
passed 17th. Feby. 1842.—
Recorder.—
A Return of Delinquents for the year 1841 was presented by the , put to Vote, and accepted, & afterwards,— upon Vote, Referred to the Committee of Improvement.
A Claim was presented from Carlos Gove for Lumber, Nails, Butts, Screws & Labor, in Making Desks & Seats for the City Council, which was accepted, & Allowed, for $9,37½, being the bals. due.
Allowed Feby. 17th. 1842,
Recorder. [p. 13]
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