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

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The ordinance in relation to Temperance was read a third second time, & discussed, & amended, & passed unanimously.
Ordinance, 15 February 1841
An Ordinance in Relation to Temperance.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that all Persons & Establishments whatever, in this , are prohibited from vending Whiskey in a less quantity than a Gallon, or other Spirituous Liquors in a less quantity than a quart, to any Person whatever, excepting on the Recommendation of a Physician duly accredited, in Writing, by the “Chancellor & Regents of the University of the City of ,” & any Person guilty of any Act contrary to the prohibition contained in this ordinance, shall, on conviction thereof before the Mayor, or Municipal Court, be fined in any Sum not exceeding twenty five Dollars, at the discretion of said Mayor, or Court; & any Person or Persons who shall attempt to evade this Ordinance by giving away Liquor, or by any other means, shall be considered alike amenable, and fined as aforesaid.
Sec. 2. This Ordinance, to take effect, & be in force, from and after its Passage.
, Mayor.
<​passed feb.y. 15th. 1841.)​>
<​ Recorder.)​>
 
Adjourned until Monday next at one oC. P. M. to meet at same Place.
February 15th. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minutes, Resolutions, and Ordinances, 22 February 1841 • Monday
Monday February 22nd. 1841.
City Col. met pursuant to adjournment, & adjourned by vote, to the office at s.
presented a Petition from Residents on that part of the City Plott known as Kimballs addition to , praying that it might be surveyed according to the City Plott. Which Petn. was laid on the Table.
brought forward that part of the <​Code​> of City Ordinances relating to City officers, which was read the first time.
Colr. Joseph Smith moved The [p. 8]
The ordinance in relation to Temperance was read third time, & discussed, & amended, & passed unanimously.
Ordinance, 15 February 1841
An Ordinance in Relation to Temperance.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that all Persons & Establishments whatever, in this , are prohibited from vending Whiskey in a less quantity than a Gallon, or other Spirituous Liquors in a less quantity than a quart, to any Person whatever, excepting on the Recommendation of a Physician duly accredited, in Writing, by the “Chancellor & Regents of the University of the City of ,” & any Person guilty of any Act contrary to the prohibition contained in this ordinance, shall, on conviction thereof before the Mayor, or Municipal Court, be fined in any Sum not exceeding twenty five Dollars, at the discretion of said Mayor, or Court; & any Person or Persons who shall attempt to evade this Ordinance by giving away Liquor, or by any other means, shall be considered alike amenable, and fined as aforesaid.
Sec. 2. This Ordinance, to take effect, & be in force, from and after its Passage.
, Mayor.
passed feb.y. 15th. 1841.)
Recorder.)
 
Adjourned until Monday next at one oC. P. M. to meet at same Place.
February 15th. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minutes, Resolutions, and Ordinances, 22 February 1841 • Monday
Monday February 22nd. 1841.
City Col. met pursuant to adjournment, & adjourned by vote, to the office at s.
presented a Petition from Residents on that part of the City Plott known as Kimballs addition to , praying that it might be surveyed according to the City Plott. Which Petn. was laid on the Table.
brought forward that part of the Code of City Ordinances relating to City officers, which was read the first time.
Colr. Joseph Smith moved The [p. 8]
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