Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, January–November 1842

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17 October 1842 • Monday
Monday Evg. (6 oClock) Octr. 17th. 1842.
Some of the Council met upon a special call, but for want of a majority, they could not proceed with business, and were obliged to adjourn, sine die.
, Recorder.
22 October 1842 • Saturday
Saturday 22nd. Octr. 1842. (9 oClock A. M.)
Upon a special call of two of the Aldermen, a few of the City Council met, but could not act for want of a majority, and adjourned sine die.
, Recorder.
24 October 1842 • Monday
Monday 24th. Octr. 1842. (6 oClock P. M.))
The Council having been specially called, by Order of two of the Aldermen, several of the Council met, but for want of a majority, adjourned until 6 oClock tomorrow Evg., & the was instructed to notify all the absent Members, thereof.—
, Recorder.
25 October 1842 • Tuesday
Tuesday 25th. October 1842, (6 oC. P. M.)
The Council met by special appointment, names of the Council were called, meeting opened by Prayer, minutes of all meetings since the 26th Septr. last, were read and approved of.— Col. was elected president pro tem.
A Bill was presented, to regulate the duties and Fees of Notary Public, which was referred to the Committee of Municipal Laws.—
A Bill was presented by respecting absent Members, which after discussion was referred to a select Committee, to wit, , , & .
A Bill was presented respecting Carrion, which went through the usual Readings, & was amended, & passed, entitled [p. 43]
17 October 1842 • Monday
Monday Evg. (6 oClock) Octr. 17th. 1842.
Some of the Council met upon a special call, but for want of a majority, they could not proceed with business, and were obliged to adjourn, sine die.
, Recorder.
22 October 1842 • Saturday
Saturday 22nd. Octr. 1842. (9 oClock A. M.)
Upon a special call of two of the Aldermen, a few of the City Council met, but could not act for want of a majority, and adjourned sine die.
, Recorder.
24 October 1842 • Monday
Monday 24th. Octr. 1842. (6 oClock P. M.))
The Council having been specially called, by Order of two of the Aldermen, several of the Council met, but for want of a majority, adjourned until 6 oClock tomorrow Evg., & the was instructed to notify all the absent Members, thereof.—
, Recorder.
25 October 1842 • Tuesday
Tuesday 25th. October 1842, (6 oC. P. M.)
The Council met by special appointment, names of the Council were called, meeting opened by Prayer, minutes of all meetings since the 26th Septr. last, were read and approved of.— Col. was elected president pro tem.
A Bill was presented, to regulate the duties and Fees of Notary Public, which was referred to the Committee of Municipal Laws.—
A Bill was presented by respecting absent Members, which after discussion was referred to a select Committee, to wit, , , & .
A Bill was presented respecting Carrion, which went through the usual Readings, & was amended, & passed, entitled [p. 43]
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