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

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General” at this place, such returns will then be properly attended to.
Respectfully &c.
Thompson Campbell
Sec of State.
Esq
<​Recorder​>
, Illinois.
You will see farther, the propriety of the position taken, by reference to the 6th. section of “An Act declaring what shall be evidence in certain cases” approved Jan.y. 10 1827— see revised Laws page 281— sec 6.
Sec of State.
Ordinance, 12 May 1843
An Ordinance in relation to Swine running at large.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that from and after the passage of this act, it shall not be lawful for any Person or Persons owning Hogs or Swine to allow the same to run at large within the limits of said .
Sec. 2. And it is hereby further Ordained that a fine of five dollars for every Hog or Swine shall be imposed upon any person or persons suffering their Swine to run at large within the limits of said Corporation; said fine to be imposed by the Mayor or any Alderman of said upon the complaint of any person or persons aggrieved, and to be collected of the Goods and Chattels of the Defendant as in common action of Debt.
Sec. 3. And be it further Ordained, that from and after the passage of this Act, it shall be lawful for any Citizen or Constable to take up any Swine found running at large within the bounds of said , and convey them to the Marshal of said , who shall give three days notice, posted up in three public places in the , in writing, and if no owner shall appear and pay all expences incurred by virtue of this Act, said Swine shall be sold at public Auction to the highest bidder, and after deducting all necessary expences, the proceeds shall be paid into the City Treasury.
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General” at this place, such returns will then be properly attended to.
Respectfully &c.
Thompson Campbell
Sec of State.
Esq
Recorder
, Illinois.
You will see farther, the propriety of the position taken, by reference to the 6th. section of “An Act declaring what shall be evidence in certain cases” approved Jan.y. 10 1827— see revised Laws page 281— sec 6.
Sec of State.
Ordinance, 12 May 1843
An Ordinance in relation to Swine running at large.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that from and after the passage of this act, it shall not be lawful for any Person or Persons owning Hogs or Swine to allow the same to run at large within the limits of said .
Sec. 2. And it is hereby further Ordained that a fine of five dollars for every Hog or Swine shall be imposed upon any person or persons suffering their Swine to run at large within the limits of said Corporation; said fine to be imposed by the Mayor or any Alderman of said upon the complaint of any person or persons aggrieved, and to be collected of the Goods and Chattels of the Defendant as in common action of Debt.
Sec. 3. And be it further Ordained, that from and after the passage of this Act, it shall be lawful for any Citizen or Constable to take up any Swine found running at large within the bounds of said , and convey them to the Marshal of said , who shall give three days notice, posted up in three public places in the , in writing, and if no owner shall appear and pay all expences incurred by virtue of this Act, said Swine shall be sold at public Auction to the highest bidder, and after deducting all necessary expences, the proceeds shall be paid into the City Treasury.
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