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

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Minute Entry, 15 November 1843
I hereby certify that I have given a copy certified, of the election of , Daniel Hendricks, and , to the offices of assessors and collectors, in their respective Wards, in the city of ,— to the of said , this 15th day of November 1843<​, for delivery.​>
Recorder.
Minute Entry, between circa 23 and circa 25 November 1843
filed his Bond, with the , as Assessor and Collector of the First Ward and took his Oath of office Novr. 23rd. 1843. and Daniel Hendricks filed their Bonds as Assessors and Collectors and took their Oath of Office Novr. 24th. 1843. filed his Bond as Assessor & Collector and took his oath of office Novr. 25th 1843, and they severally received the Assessors and Collectors Tax List of 1842 for their respective Wards— as a Directory for a New Assessment
, Recorder
Ordinance, 8 December 1843–A
An Extra Ordinance for the extra case of Joseph Smith and others
Whereas Joseph Smith has been three times arrested and three times acquitted upon Writs founded upon supposed crimes or charges preferred by the State of ; which acquittals were made from investigations upon Writs of Habeas Corpus; namely, one in the Court for the District of ; one in the Circuit Court of the State of ; and one in the Municipal Court of ; And whereas a nolle prosequi has once been entered in the Courts of upon all the cases of against Joseph Smith and others. And whereas there appears to be a determined resolution by the State of to continue these unjust, illegal, and murderous demands for the body of General Joseph Smith. And whereas it has become intolerable to be thus continually harassed and robbed of our money to defray the expences of these prosecutions. And whereas according to the Constitution of all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent and indefeazible rights; among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, and of acquiring, possessing and protecting property and reputation, and of pursuing their own happiness And whereas it is our bounden duty by all common means if possible to put a stop to such vexatious law suits and save expence: Therefore
Section 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , according to the intent and meaning of the Charter for the “benefit and convenience” of , [p. 191]
Minute Entry, 15 November 1843
I hereby certify that I have given a copy certified, of the election of , Daniel Hendricks, and , to the offices of assessors and collectors, in their respective Wards, in the city of ,— to the of said , this 15th day of November 1843, for delivery.
Recorder.
Minute Entry, between circa 23 and circa 25 November 1843
filed his Bond, with the , as Assessor and Collector of the First Ward and took his Oath of office Novr. 23rd. 1843. and Daniel Hendricks filed their Bonds as Assessors and Collectors and took their Oath of Office Novr. 24th. 1843. filed his Bond as Assessor & Collector and took his oath of office Novr. 25th 1843, and they severally received the Assessors and Collectors Tax List of 1842 for their respective Wards— as a Directory for a New Assessment
, Recorder
Ordinance, 8 December 1843–A
An Extra Ordinance for the extra case of Joseph Smith and others
Whereas Joseph Smith has been three times arrested and three times acquitted upon Writs founded upon supposed crimes or charges preferred by the State of ; which acquittals were made from investigations upon Writs of Habeas Corpus; namely, one in the Court for the District of ; one in the Circuit Court of the State of ; and one in the Municipal Court of ; And whereas a nolle prosequi has once been entered in the Courts of upon all the cases of against Joseph Smith and others. And whereas there appears to be a determined resolution by the State of to continue these unjust, illegal, and murderous demands for the body of General Joseph Smith. And whereas it has become intolerable to be thus continually harassed and robbed of our money to defray the expences of these prosecutions. And whereas according to the Constitution of all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent and indefeazible rights; among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, and of acquiring, possessing and protecting property and reputation, and of pursuing their own happiness And whereas it is our bounden duty by all common means if possible to put a stop to such vexatious law suits and save expence: Therefore
Section 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , according to the intent and meaning of the Charter for the “benefit and convenience” of , [p. 191]
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