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

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the same, making such disposition of the matter as he shall deem just and right in the premises, the market master shall do and perform all things belonging to the Office of Clerk of markets or market masters, within this , he shall enforce obedience to all rules and regulations herein contained, and to such others as from time to time shall be ordained respecting the market; he shall prevent all unsound and unwholesome provisions from being sold or exposed for sale, by seizing the same and making such disposition thereof as the Mayor shall Order or direct; and shall try all Seals weights and measures used in market, and shall enforce the payment & recovery of all penalties and forfeitures which by any law or ordinance are inflicted on any Person offending against the rules and regulations of the market, and shall decide all disputes that may arise between buyer and seller, touching the weight, measure, or quality of things bought and sold.
Sec. 11. That the market aforesaid shall be open of a morning at daylight, and during summer months shall close at 11 OClock in the morning, and in the Winter at one OClock afternoon each market day, nothing herein contained shall prohibit the butchers from opening market and selling meats between sunset and nine OClock at night to Steamboats, and also selling to Citizens every saturday night to ten OClock at night, if they shall think necessary.
passed feb.y. 25th. 1843.
Joseph Smith, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Resolution, 25 February 1843
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the resignation of , of the office of Alderman of this , be, and the same is hereby accepted, [p. 166]
the same, making such disposition of the matter as he shall deem just and right in the premises, the market master shall do and perform all things belonging to the Office of Clerk of markets or market masters, within this , he shall enforce obedience to all rules and regulations herein contained, and to such others as from time to time shall be ordained respecting the market; he shall prevent all unsound and unwholesome provisions from being sold or exposed for sale, by seizing the same and making such disposition thereof as the Mayor shall Order or direct; and shall try all Seals weights and measures used in market, and shall enforce the payment & recovery of all penalties and forfeitures which by any law or ordinance are inflicted on any Person offending against the rules and regulations of the market, and shall decide all disputes that may arise between buyer and seller, touching the weight, measure, or quality of things bought and sold.
Sec. 11. That the market aforesaid shall be open of a morning at daylight, and during summer months shall close at 11 OClock in the morning, and in the Winter at one OClock afternoon each market day, nothing herein contained shall prohibit the butchers from opening market and selling meats between sunset and nine OClock at night to Steamboats, and also selling to Citizens every saturday night to ten OClock at night, if they shall think necessary.
passed feb.y. 25th. 1843.
Joseph Smith, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Resolution, 25 February 1843
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the resignation of , of the office of Alderman of this , be, and the same is hereby accepted, [p. 166]
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