Minutes, 10 June 1844

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C[ouncilor] said he recolle[c]ted the time referrd to.
Mayor said gave him his Notes & he destr[o]yed them was the first man to step forward and help serve the poor from .—
Bill $40. read & refrred to comm[i]ttee on claim[s]
<​Special​> Committee reported an A Bill— on Ordinanc[e] on Libels & for oth[e]r pu[r]poses.— with preamble—
Mayor said— if he had a city council who felt as he did. the establishm[e]nt. (refering to the Nauvoo Expos[i]tor) would be a Nuisanc[e] before night.— and read an Editorial from the 2d No of the Nauvoo Expositor who ever said a word vs until he has atta[c]ked this coun[c]il.— or agint [against]. . or the Laws until they have come out against the ?—
& Here is a paper (Nauvoo Expositor) that is exciting.— our enemies abroad.—
— has been proved— a muderes [murderer] before this Council.— and delard [declared] the paper a nuisance.
a greater nuisanc <​geater​> than a dead carcase [carcass]— they make a criminality of for a man to have a wife on the earth while he has one in heaven— according to the keys of the holy pri[e]sthood. and read a the statement of in the Expositor. where the truth of God is was transformd into a lie.— Read Stateme[n]ts of — & said he had never had any privite convesation with on these subje[c]ts. that he prea[c]hed on the stand from the bible showing the order in ancient days having nothing to do with the p[r]esent time.
What the opposition party wanted. was to raise a mob on us and take the spoil of us as they did in
Said that he had as much as he could do to keep his clerk from publishing the proceedings of the Laws. and causing the people to—
said he would rath[e]r die to morrow and have the thing smashed.— than live & have it go on. [p. [24]]
Councilor said he recollected the time referrd to.
Mayor said gave him his Notes & he destroyed them was the first man to step forward and help serve the poor from .—
Bill $40. read & refrred to committee on claims
Special Committee reported A Bill— on Ordinance on Libels & for other purposes.— with preamble—
Mayor said— if he had a city council who felt as he did. the establishment. (refering to the Nauvoo Expositor) would be a Nuisance before night.— and read an Editorial from the 2d No of the Nauvoo Expositor who ever said a word vs until he has attacked this council.— or agint [against]. . or the Laws until they have come out against the ?—
& Here is a paper (Nauvoo Expositor) that is exciting.— our enemies abroad.—
— has been proved— a muderes [murderer] before this Council.— and delard [declared] the paper a nuisance.
a greater nuisanc than a dead carcase [carcass]— they make a criminality for a man to have a wife on the earth while he has one in heaven— according to the keys of the holy priesthood. and read the statement of in the Expositor. where the truth of God was transformd into a lie.— Read Statements of — & said he had never had any privite convesation with on these subjects. that he preached on the stand from the bible showing the order in ancient days having nothing to do with the present time.
What the opposition party wanted. was to raise a mob on us and take the spoil of us as they did in
Said that he had as much as he could do to keep his clerk from publishing the proceedings of the Laws. and causing the people to—
said he would rather die to morrow and have the thing smashed.— than live & have it go on. [p. [24]]
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