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

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to the Recorder, who shall be governed as in the first section of this ordinance, and claim the same proportion of Licence Money for the benefit of the , as there has been stock added; viz, one dollar for one hundred dollar’s worth, a year; fifty cents for the same amount six months; and in like manner for all sums any length of time; and subject to the same penalty for negle[c]t refusal or non-compliance as is provided in the second section of this ordinance.
Sec 6. And be it further ordained that the Recorder shall deduct from the licence money the amount which may have been taxed by the City Assessors and Collectors for the current year.
Pas[s]ed December 16th 1843.
Joseph Smith Mayor.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 16 December 1843–B
An Ordinance concerning the Landing of Steam Boats in .
Sec 1 Be it ordained by the city council of the City of that hereafter every Steam Boat, ascending or descending the , which shall land within the limits of said , to discharge freight or passenger, or to take on freight or passenger, shall pay to the Wharf Master one dollar, as Tax for the use and benefit of said ; and said wharf Master who shall annually be appointed by the said council, shall give a Bond with se[c]urity of two hundred dollars to the Recorder, and be sworn for the faithful performance of his duty, and shall make quarterly returns to the Treasury of all moneys collected, retaining fifty per cent for collecting the first year
Sec 2 And be it further ordained, that in case of refusal of any Steam Boat to pay said charge, to Said wharf Master is hereby empowered to seize said boat, or a sufficient quantity of her furniture or tackle and expose it for [p. 196]
to the Recorder, who shall be governed as in the first section of this ordinance, and claim the same proportion of Licence Money for the benefit of the , as there has been stock added; viz, one dollar for one hundred dollar’s worth, a year; fifty cents for the same amount six months; and in like manner for all sums any length of time; and subject to the same penalty for neglect refusal or non-compliance as is provided in the second section of this ordinance.
Sec 6. And be it further ordained that the Recorder shall deduct from the licence money the amount which may have been taxed by the City Assessors and Collectors for the current year.
Passed December 16th 1843.
Joseph Smith Mayor.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 16 December 1843–B
An Ordinance concerning the Landing of Steam Boats in .
Sec 1 Be it ordained by the city council of the City of that hereafter every Steam Boat, ascending or descending the , which shall land within the limits of said , to discharge freight or passenger, or to take on freight or passenger, shall pay to the Wharf Master one dollar, as Tax for the use and benefit of said ; and said wharf Master who shall annually be appointed by the said council, shall give a Bond with security of two hundred dollars to the Recorder, and be sworn for the faithful performance of his duty, and shall make quarterly returns to the Treasury of all moneys collected, retaining fifty per cent for collecting the first year
Sec 2 And be it further ordained, that in case of refusal of any Steam Boat to pay said charge, Said wharf Master is hereby empowered to seize said boat, or a sufficient quantity of her furniture or tackle and expose it for [p. 196]
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