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

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Minute Entry, Rejection of Petitions, 10 June 1843
Three Petitions were presented, and moved upon, for a repeal of the Hog Law, and the motion was seconded by , for the purpose of having it discussed, and upon discussion, the Petitions were rejected.
June 10th. 1843.
, Prest, pro, tem.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 10 June 1843
An Ordinance to regulate the rates of toll at the Ferry in the City of .
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that from and after the passage of this Ordinance, the following shall be the rates of toll for crossing the at the City of ; viz:
$ ¢
One Horse Waggon, with contents, and driver, ,75
Two Horse Waggon, do., do., 1,00
Four Wheel Carriage, for 2 or 4 horses, do., do., 1,50
Two Wheel Carriage for 1 horse, do., do., ,50
Cart do., do., ,50
Horse, Ass, Mule, or Jenny ,25
Foot Passenger ,12½
Horse, or other Animal with Rider ,37½
Oxen per yoke ,25
Every head of Stock one year old ,18¾
Under one year, and Sheep, Hogs, &c. ,6¼
Whatever is not herein specified shall be calculated by agreement.
Sec. 2. Be it further ordained that there shall be a list of the above rates of toll posted up at a conspicuous place at the Ferry, and Boats of the Ferry, for the benefit of the public.
Sec. 3. Be it further ordained that the keeper of the Ferry shall at all reasonable hours, when Wind and Weather will permit, keep his craft of conveyance, and skilful hands to manage the same, ready for the conveyance of passengers and effects, under a Penalty of [p. 181]
Minute Entry, Rejection of Petitions, 10 June 1843
Three Petitions were presented, and moved upon, for a repeal of the Hog Law, and the motion was seconded by , for the purpose of having it discussed, and upon discussion, the Petitions were rejected.
June 10th. 1843.
, Prest, pro, tem.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 10 June 1843
An Ordinance to regulate the rates of toll at the Ferry in the City of .
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that from and after the passage of this Ordinance, the following shall be the rates of toll for crossing the at the City of ; viz:
$ ¢
One Horse Waggon, with contents, and driver, ,75
Two Horse Waggon, do., do., 1,00
Four Wheel Carriage, for 2 or 4 horses, do., do., 1,50
Two Wheel Carriage for 1 horse, do., do., ,50
Cart do., do., ,50
Horse, Ass, Mule, or Jenny ,25
Foot Passenger ,12½
Horse, or other Animal with Rider ,37½
Oxen per yoke ,25
Every head of Stock one year old ,18¾
Under one year, and Sheep, Hogs, &c. ,6¼
Whatever is not herein specified shall be calculated by agreement.
Sec. 2. Be it further ordained that there shall be a list of the above rates of toll posted up at a conspicuous place at the Ferry, and Boats of the Ferry, for the benefit of the public.
Sec. 3. Be it further ordained that the keeper of the Ferry shall at all reasonable hours, when Wind and Weather will permit, keep his craft of conveyance, and skilful hands to manage the same, ready for the conveyance of passengers and effects, under a Penalty of [p. 181]
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