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

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now erected, or which may hereafter be erected within the limits of the Corporation of said , for the purpose of Slaughtering cattle, Sheep, Hogs, or other animals, said Establishment, House, or Houses being situated within one half Mile of any dwelling House within said , shall be considered public Nuisance or Nuisances, & shall be removed according to the Ordinances in such Case made made & provided, said Nuisances to be removed at the expence of the Owner.
Sec. 2. If the owner of any such establishment, house, or houses, shall, on being duly warned by the Mayor, or an Officer appointed by him, refuse to remove such nuisance or nuisances, he shall be fined in the sum of One hundred Dollars for each House or establishment, for every Week that he continues to use such establishment, house, or houses for the purpose of Slaughter.
Sec. 3. If such nuisance is not removed within one month of the time that the Person or Persons received warning thereof, the Mayor shall have power to remove such nuisance at the expence of the offending party, in addition to the above named fines, & the Mayor shall draw from the City Treasury all necessary expences incurred by such removal, which said fines & expences shall be collected before an Alderman, or the Mayor, as in other cases of Debt.
Sec. 4. This Ordinance to take effect, & be in force, from & after its passage.
passed Novr. 26th. 1842.
Joseph Smith, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minute Entry, Appointments of John Higbee and Others, 26 November 1842
The following Elections took place by Ballot, for Assessors & Collectors, for this , John S. Higbee for the first Ward,— for the second Ward,— for the third Ward,— & for the fourth Ward, for the Assessment for the year 1842.
<​Novr 26th. 1842.—​>
, Recorder. [p. 130]
now erected, or which may hereafter be erected within the limits of the Corporation of said , for the purpose of Slaughtering cattle, Sheep, Hogs, or other animals, said Establishment, House, or Houses being situated within one half Mile of any dwelling House within said , shall be considered public Nuisance or Nuisances, & shall be removed according to the Ordinances in such Case made & provided, said Nuisances to be removed at the expence of the Owner.
Sec. 2. If the owner of any such establishment, house, or houses, shall, on being duly warned by the Mayor, or an Officer appointed by him, refuse to remove such nuisance or nuisances, he shall be fined in the sum of One hundred Dollars for each House or establishment, for every Week that he continues to use such establishment, house, or houses for the purpose of Slaughter.
Sec. 3. If such nuisance is not removed within one month of the time that the Person or Persons received warning thereof, the Mayor shall have power to remove such nuisance at the expence of the offending party, in addition to the above named fines, & the Mayor shall draw from the City Treasury all necessary expences incurred by such removal, which said fines & expences shall be collected before an Alderman, or the Mayor, as in other cases of Debt.
Sec. 4. This Ordinance to take effect, & be in force, from & after its passage.
passed Novr. 26th. 1842.
Joseph Smith, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minute Entry, Appointments of John Higbee and Others, 26 November 1842
The following Elections took place by Ballot, for Assessors & Collectors, for this , John S. Higbee for the first Ward,— for the second Ward,— for the third Ward,— & for the fourth Ward, for the Assessment for the year 1842.
Novr 26th. 1842.—
, Recorder. [p. 130]
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