City Charter: Laws, Ordinances, and Acts, July 1842
The City Charter: Laws, Ordinances, and Acts of the City Council of the City of Nauvoo. And Also, the Ordinances of the Nauvoo Legion: From the Commencement of the City to this Date, –32 pp.; Nauvoo, IL: Nauvoo City Council, 1842. The copy used for transcription is held at CHL; includes archival markings.
Sec. 29. To provide for and regulate the inspection of tobacco, and of beef, pork, flour, meal, and whiskey in barrels.
Sec. 30. To regulate the weight, quality, and price of bread sold and used in the city.
Sec. 31. To provide for taking the enumeration of the inhabitants of the city.
Sec. 32. To regulate the election of city officers, and provide for removing from office any person holding an office created by ordinance.
Sec. 33. To fix the compensation of all city officers and regulate the fees of jurors, witnesses and others, for services rendered under this act or any ordinance.
Sec. 34. To regulate the police of the city, to impose fines, and forfeitures, and penalties, for the breach of any ordinance, and provide for the recovery and appropriation of such fines and forfeitures and the enforcement of such penalties.
Sec. 35. The City Council shall have exclusive power within the city, by ordinance, to license, regulate, suppress, and restrain billiard tables, and from one to twenty pin alleys, and every other description of gaming or gambling.
Sec. 36. The City Council shall have power to make all ordinances which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into the powers specified in this act so that such ordinance be not repugnant to, nor inconsistent with, the Constitution of the or of this .
Sec. 37. The style of the ordinances shall be “Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of .”
Sec. 38. All ordinances passed by the City Council shall, within one month after they shall have been passed, be published in some newspaper published in the city, and shall not be in force until they shall have been published as aforesaid.
Sec. 36 . All ordinances of the city may be proven by the seal of the corporation, and when printed and published by authority of the corporation, the same shall be received in evidence in all courts and places without further proof.
The first election for members of the City Council took place this day, (Feb. 1st, 1841,) and the following persons were elected.