Nauvoo City Council Minute Book, 3 February 1841–8 February 1845

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Counsellor Joseph Smith presented a Bill to Organize the “University of the City of ”. which was read three times, the rules were dispensed with, & it passed Unanimously.
Ordinance, 3 February 1841–B
An Ordinance Organizing the “University of the City of .”
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the “University of the City of be, & the same is hereby Organized, by the appointment of the following Board of Trustees; to wit, , Chancellor, , Registrar, & Joseph Smith, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , & Lenos M. Knight, Regents; who shall hereafter constitute the “Chancellor & Regents of the University of the City of ”, as contemplated in the 24th. Section of “An Act to incorporate the City of ”, approved December 16th., 1840.
Sec. 2. The Board named in the 1st. section of this ordinance shall hold its first Meeting at the of Joseph Smith, on Tuesday, the 9th. day of February 1841, at 2 oClock, P. M.
Sec. 3. This ordinance shall take effect, & be in force, from & after its passage.
<​passed 3rd. Feb.y. 1841.​>
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
Counsellor Joseph Smith presented the following resolution, which was unanimously adopted.
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , That [2 words illegible] <​the unfeigned​> Thanks of the <​this​> Citizens of Nauvoo be <​Community be respectfully​> Tendered, to the Citizens of , <​Council​> of Revision, & Legislature, of the State of , as a feeble testimonial of their respect & esteem for noble, high minded, & patriotic Statesmen, [p. 4]
Counsellor Joseph Smith presented a Bill to Organize the “University of the City of ”. which was read three times, the rules were dispensed with, & it passed Unanimously.
Ordinance, 3 February 1841–B
An Ordinance Organizing the “University of the City of .”
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the “University of the City of ” be, & the same is hereby Organized, by the appointment of the following Board of Trustees; to wit, , Chancellor, , Registrar, & Joseph Smith, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , & Lenos M. Knight, Regents; who shall hereafter constitute the “Chancellor & Regents of the University of the City of ”, as contemplated in the 24th. Section of “An Act to incorporate the City of ”, approved December 16th., 1840.
Sec. 2. The Board named in the 1st. section of this ordinance shall hold its first Meeting at the of Joseph Smith, on Tuesday, the 9th. day of February 1841, at 2 oClock, P. M.
Sec. 3. This ordinance shall take effect, & be in force, from & after its passage.
passed 3rd. Feb.y. 1841.
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
Counsellor Joseph Smith presented the following resolution, which was unanimously adopted.
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , That the unfeigned Thanks of this Community be respectfully Tendered, to the Council of Revision, & Legislature, of the State of , as a feeble testimonial of their respect & esteem for noble, high minded, & patriotic Statesmen, [p. 4]
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