Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, November 1842–January 1844

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26 November 1842 • Saturday
1842.— Continued from last Book— November 26th..
John S. Higby [Higbee] was elected for the first Ward, for the second Ward, for the third Ward, and for the fourth Ward, all by an unanimous Vote, and there appeared one Ticket for John A. Forgeus for the 4th. Ward, this election is for the Asst of 1842.—
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Seal to be procured for the Municipal Court of this , shall consist of a circle, including the words, “Municipal Court.— City of Nauvoo.” within which is to be a Book circled with rays, on which is to be inscribed the words “Constitution and Charter”.
Adjourned until next regular Meeting.
10 December 1842 • Saturday
Saturday Decr. 10th. 1842. Ten oClock A. M.
Some of the council met agreeable to adjournment, but for want of a majority, adjourned until next regular Meeting.
14 January 1843 • Saturday
Saturday Jany. 14th. 1843 ten oclock A. M.
City Council met agreeable to adjournment,— (regular meeting,) which was opened by Prayer,— names of the Council were called,— minutes of last two meetings were read & approved.
The having laid a statement <before the Council,> by letter of the Cash funds now in the Treasury, & requesting to know in what manner the same should be disposed of, the following resolution was thereupon passed “to wit”.
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the balance of Cash <now reported to be in the Treasury & which will be> remaining in the treasury the<rein> after paying the balance due him on the purchase of the burying Ground, be paid over by the to the in part payment [for his] services as Recorder. [p. 1]
26 November 1842 • Saturday
1842.— Continued from last Book— November 26th..
John S. Higby [Higbee] was elected for the first Ward, for the second Ward, for the third Ward, and for the fourth Ward, all by an unanimous Vote, and there appeared one Ticket for John A. Forgeus for the 4th. Ward, this election is for the Asst of 1842.—
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Seal to be procured for the Municipal Court of this , shall consist of a circle, including the words, “Municipal Court.— City of Nauvoo.” within which is to be a Book circled with rays, on which is to be inscribed the words “Constitution and Charter”.
Adjourned until next regular Meeting.
10 December 1842 • Saturday
Saturday Decr. 10th. 1842. Ten oClock A. M.
Some of the council met agreeable to adjournment, but for want of a majority, adjourned until next regular Meeting.
14 January 1843 • Saturday
Saturday Jany. 14th. 1843 ten oclock A. M.
City Council met agreeable to adjournment,— (regular meeting,) which was opened by Prayer,— names of the Council were called,— minutes of last two meetings were read & approved.
The having laid a statement before the Council, by letter of the Cash funds now in the Treasury, & requesting to know in what manner the same should be disposed of, the following resolution was thereupon passed “to wit”.
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the balance of Cash now reported to be in the Treasury & which will be remaining therein after paying the balance due him on the purchase of the burying Ground, be paid over by the to the in part payment [for his] services as Recorder. [p. 1]
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