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

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Minutes, 12 July 1841 • Monday
Monday July 12th. 1841.
City Council convened by special appointment.
Meeting opened by Prayer. Minutes of last Meeting Read.
The produced an address, recommending, that this Council cause Sunday the 18th. Inst. to be set apart, throughout this as a Day of public fasting, Humiliation, & Prayer. <​on account of the Death of Senator [Sidney H.] Little,​>. as a feeble Testimonial of our high regard, & great respect, for his public Services & private Virtues, as a Statesman & Citizen.— Upon Motion the address was received, & the recommendation unanimously adopted.
presented a Petition to have a publick Highway located to Commence at the North East Corner of Section 7 in Range 6 N. 8 W. & continue West on the Section Line to the .
Colr. J. Smith opposed, in as much as it wd. Cause fractional Lots.— It was agreed to, upon discussion, that the proposed Highway be put on a line on either side of the proposed Location, that is to say, on the best Ground North, or South, as the may think proper. It was then Resolved that a Survey be taken forthwith, & the Road be opened hereafter.
The Read a Law relative to the granting of Licences, and reccommended the making of an Ordinance to License sellers of vinous Liquors: subject was discussed, and it was Moved seconded & carried that any person or persons in the City of be at liberty to sell vinous Liquors in any quantity, subject to the City Laws heretofore made, & now in force.
The Stated that the principal object of the meeting was relative to an alledged variance between the survey of the City Plot of , & the map <​as​> recorded, some discussion took place upon the subject, after which the council adjourned, Sine Die.
July 12th. 1841
Mayor.
, Recorder. [p. 20]
Minutes, 12 July 1841 • Monday
Monday July 12th. 1841.
City Council convened by special appointment.
Meeting opened by Prayer. Minutes of last Meeting Read.
The produced an address, recommending, that this Council cause Sunday the 18th. Inst. to be set apart, throughout this as a Day of public fasting, Humiliation, & Prayer. on account of the Death of Senator Sidney H. Little,. as a feeble Testimonial of our high regard, & great respect, for his public Services & private Virtues, as a Statesman & Citizen.— Upon Motion the address was received, & the recommendation unanimously adopted.
presented a Petition to have a publick Highway located to Commence at the North East Corner of Section 7 in Range 6 N. 8 W. & continue West on the Section Line to the .
Colr. J. Smith opposed, in as much as it wd. Cause fractional Lots.— It was agreed to, upon discussion, that the proposed Highway be put on a line on either side of the proposed Location, that is to say, on the best Ground North, or South, as the may think proper. It was then Resolved that a Survey be taken forthwith, & the Road be opened hereafter.
The Read a Law relative to the granting of Licences, and reccommended the making of an Ordinance to License sellers of vinous Liquors: subject was discussed, and it was Moved seconded & carried that any person or persons in the City of be at liberty to sell vinous Liquors in any quantity, subject to the City Laws heretofore made, & now in force.
The Stated that the principal object of the meeting was relative to an alledged variance between the survey of the City Plot of , & the map as recorded, some discussion took place upon the subject, after which the council adjourned, Sine Die.
July 12th. 1841
Mayor.
, Recorder. [p. 20]
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