Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, January–November 1842

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19 May 1842 • Thursday
Thursday May 19th. 1842. One oClock P. M.
City Council met pursuant to special appointment, opened <​by Prayer​>
Reading of Minutes of last Meeting dispensed with until the next Meeting.— Names of the Council were called.
The produced & read the Resignation of s <​resignation​> as <​of​> the office of Mayor of this , which was <​unanimously​> accepted
It was then agreed by <​vote of​> the Council, unanimously, that the take the Chair until the office of Mayor be filled. The then acted as Chairman, when the following Ballot took place,— For <​Lt. Genl​> Joseph Smith Eighteen, & for Ald One.— Upon which <​Genl​> Joseph Smith was declared to be duly Elected Mayor of the City of , & he was thereupon Sworn into office, & took the Chair accordingly.
The following Ballot took place for the Election of a Vice Mayor, in the stead of Genl. Joseph Smith, elected Mayor, For Genl. 18.— For 1. For 1.— Upon which Genl. was declared duly Elected, & took the Oath of office
The following Resolution was then passed.—
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the place of , as one of the City Councillors of this , be, & the same is hereby declared vacant, in Consequence of his becoming a nonresident of this .
May 19th. 1842.
, Recorder.
The following Ballot took place for the Election of
was elected <​a Member of the City​> Councillor Council of the City of in the place of , whose place had been declared vacant.
The following Ballot took place for the Election of a <​Member for the City​> Col. in the place of Genl. J. Smith elected Mayor.
For 10.— For Robert Stone 4.
2— 2.
1.
Whereupon was duly Elected, & declared so accordingly.
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19 May 1842 • Thursday
Thursday May 19th. 1842. One oClock P. M.
City Council met pursuant to special appointment, opened by Prayer
Reading of Minutes of last Meeting dispensed with until the next Meeting.— Names of the Council were called.
The produced & read s resignation of the office of Mayor of this , which was unanimously accepted
It was then agreed by vote of the Council, unanimously, that the take the Chair until the office of Mayor be filled. The then acted as Chairman, when the following Ballot took place,— For Lt. Genl Joseph Smith Eighteen, & for Ald One.— Upon which Genl Joseph Smith was declared duly Elected Mayor of the City of , & he was thereupon Sworn into office, & took the Chair accordingly.
The following Ballot took place for the Election of a Vice Mayor, in the stead of Genl. Joseph Smith, elected Mayor, For Genl. 18.— For 1. For 1.— Upon which Genl. was declared duly Elected, & took the Oath of office
The following Resolution was then passed.—
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the place of , as one of the City Councillors of this , be, & the same is hereby declared vacant, in Consequence of his becoming a nonresident of this .
May 19th. 1842.
, Recorder.
was elected a Member of the City Council of the City of in the place of , whose place had been declared vacant.
The following Ballot took place for the Election of a Member for the City Col. in the place of Genl. J. Smith elected Mayor.
For 10.— For Robert Stone 4.
2— 2.
1.
Whereupon was duly Elected, & declared so accordingly.
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