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

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Ordinance, 16 January 1844–A
An Ordinance concerning the Sale of Spirituous Liquors
Whereas, the use and sale of distilled and fermented Liquors for all purposes of Beverage and drink by persons in health are viewed by this City Council with unqualified disapprobation;
Whereas, nevertheless the aforesaid Liquors are considered highly beneficial for medical and mechanical purposes and may be safely employed for such uses under the counsel of discreet persons.
Therefore,
Section 1st. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That the Mayor of this is hereby authorized to sell said Liquors in such quantities as he may deem expedient.
Section 2nd. Be it further ordained that other persons not exceeding one to each Ward of the may also sell said Liquors in like quantities for Medical and Mechanical purposes, by obtaining a license of the Mayor of the .
The above ordinance to be in full force and effect immediately after its passage all ordinances to the contrary notwithstanding.
Passed January 16. 1844.
Joseph Smith Mayor
. Recorder.
Ordinance, 16 January 1844–B
An Ordinance regulating a City Directory and an Intelligence Office
Section 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of that shall be authorized to make out a City Directory and also establish an Intelligence Office in this .
Section 2. The said shall make out a complete Directory stating therein in Alphabetical Order the names of any and every householder in said with a convenient and easy reference to his place of residence and business together with his profession or occupation.
Section 3. He shall also keep an office for the purpose of giving Intelligence or information to all such citizens Strangers or others that may call upon him for that purpose and shall take especial care to obtain from the most authentic sources all information necessary for the benefit of the citizens of said .
Section 4 The said shall be allowed to recieve a fee of not exceeding twenty five cents from each applicant for each information so given as a compensation for his trouble in obtaining such information [p. 201]
Ordinance, 16 January 1844–A
An Ordinance concerning the Sale of Spirituous Liquors
Whereas, the use and sale of distilled and fermented Liquors for all purposes of Beverage and drink by persons in health are viewed by this City Council with unqualified disapprobation;
Whereas, nevertheless the aforesaid Liquors are considered highly beneficial for medical and mechanical purposes and may be safely employed for such uses under the counsel of discreet persons.
Therefore,
Section 1st. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That the Mayor of this is hereby authorized to sell said Liquors in such quantities as he may deem expedient.
Section 2nd. Be it further ordained that other persons not exceeding one to each Ward of the may also sell said Liquors in like quantities for Medical and Mechanical purposes, by obtaining a license of the Mayor of the .
The above ordinance to be in full force and effect immediately after its passage all ordinances to the contrary notwithstanding.
Passed January 16. 1844.
Joseph Smith Mayor
. Recorder.
Ordinance, 16 January 1844–B
An Ordinance regulating a City Directory and an Intelligence Office
Section 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of that shall be authorized to make out a City Directory and also establish an Intelligence Office in this .
Section 2. The said shall make out a complete Directory stating therein in Alphabetical Order the names of any and every householder in said with a convenient and easy reference to his place of residence and business together with his profession or occupation.
Section 3. He shall also keep an office for the purpose of giving Intelligence or information to all such citizens Strangers or others that may call upon him for that purpose and shall take especial care to obtain from the most authentic sources all information necessary for the benefit of the citizens of said .
Section 4 The said shall be allowed to recieve a fee of not exceeding twenty five cents from each applicant for each information so given as a compensation for his trouble in obtaining such information [p. 201]
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