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

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The following Resolution which was unanimously adopted.
Resolution, 22 February 1841–A
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the freedom of the be, & the same hereby is, conferred on the present , Lieutenant Governor, Council of Revision, & Members of both Houses of the General Assembly, of the State of , as an evidence of Our Gratitude for their great liberality & kindness to this Community during the present Winter.
 
Colr. Joseph Smith moved an Ordinance in Relation to the University, which was passed.
Ordinance, 22 February 1841
An Ordinance in relation to the University.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that all Matters & powers whatever in relation to common Schools, & all other institutions of Learning, within the City of , be, & the same hereby are, transferred from the City Council of the City of , to the Chancellor & Regents of the University of the City of .
Sec. 2. This Ordinance to take effect, & be in force, from & after its passage.— passed feb.y. 22nd. 1841.—
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
brought forward an Ordinance, (to amend an Ordinance of the 15th. feby. 1841, entitled an Ordinance in Relation to Temperance) to grant Licences to sell Spirituous & Vinous Liquors, which was Read the 1st. & 2nd. time.
A Committee of the whole was gone into, who rose & reported, & upon a vote whether the Bill be ordered to a third reading, It was Lost.
The 1st. Division of a Bill, relating to the City Wards, was read the <​2nd. &​> third time, & passed into the following Ordinance.—
Ordinance, 1 March 1841–C
An Ordinance dividing the into Wards.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the be, & the same hereby is, divided into four Wards, as follows; to wit: all that District of Country, within the City Limits, North of the Centre of Knight Street, & West of the Centre of Wells Street, shall constitute the first Ward,— all North of the Centre of Knight Street, & East of the Centre of [p. 9]
The following Resolution which was unanimously adopted.
Resolution, 22 February 1841–A
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the freedom of the be, & the same hereby is, conferred on the present , Lieutenant Governor, Council of Revision, & Members of both Houses of the General Assembly, of the State of , as an evidence of Our Gratitude for their great liberality & kindness to this Community during the present Winter.
 
Colr. Joseph Smith moved an Ordinance in Relation to the University, which was passed.
Ordinance, 22 February 1841
An Ordinance in relation to the University.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that all Matters & powers whatever in relation to common Schools, & all other institutions of Learning, within the City of , be, & the same hereby are, transferred from the City Council of the City of , to the Chancellor & Regents of the University of the City of .
Sec. 2. This Ordinance to take effect, & be in force, from & after its passage.— passed feb.y. 22nd. 1841.—
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
brought forward an Ordinance, (to amend an Ordinance of the 15th. feby. 1841, entitled an Ordinance in Relation to Temperance) to grant Licences to sell Spirituous & Vinous Liquors, which was Read the 1st. & 2nd. time.
A Committee of the whole was gone into, who rose & reported, & upon a vote whether the Bill be ordered to a third reading, It was Lost.
The 1st. Division of a Bill, relating to the City Wards, was read the 2nd. & third time, & passed into the following Ordinance.—
Ordinance, 1 March 1841–C
An Ordinance dividing the into Wards.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the be, & the same hereby is, divided into four Wards, as follows; to wit: all that District of Country, within the City Limits, North of the Centre of Knight Street, & West of the Centre of Wells Street, shall constitute the first Ward,— all North of the Centre of Knight Street, & East of the Centre of [p. 9]
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