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

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Counsellor J. Smith moved, that one hundred & twenty five Dollars, be appropriated for Damages, for the Building which was removed on the Hill, as a Nuisance.
The Motion was laid upon the Table.
Adjourned until Ten oClock A. M. on Monday next
October 30th. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minutes, 1 November 1841 • Monday
Monday Novr. 1st. 1841.
City Council met pursuant to adjournment.— Meeting opened by Prayer,— Minutes of last Meeting Read.
It was unanimously adopted, that the Swamp directly West of Counsellor s House, be drained, so soon as Circumstances permit.
Upon Motion of Colr. J. Smith, the Motion which was laid on the Table on Saturday Evening, (for Damages for the Building removed on the Hill) was taken up.
It was then adopted, that & Esq. be permitted to take part in discussing the Motion.
It was moved, & seconded, that the Council act, as if the Petition was on the part of .
Several of the Col. said they must know the Petrs. Name, before they could act.
signed his oath, & was Sworn.
signed his oath.
It was Moved & carried that the amount of Wages for the Supervisor of Streets, be fixed at one Dollar per Day.
A Bill was presented, to empower the Mayor to cause the Supervisor of Streets to appropriate the Road labour on the Streets ordered to be opened by the City Council, & other Streets already opened, as nearly equal, as the Condition of said Streets, & the Interests of the public may require.
After considerable discussion by sevl of the Council.
The stated that he had not power to appropriate equitably upon Streets already opened, & those to be here [p. 27]
Counsellor J. Smith moved, that one hundred & twenty five Dollars, be appropriated for Damages, for the Building which was removed on the Hill, as a Nuisance.
The Motion was laid upon the Table.
Adjourned until Ten oClock A. M. on Monday next
October 30th. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minutes, 1 November 1841 • Monday
Monday Novr. 1st. 1841.
City Council met pursuant to adjournment.— Meeting opened by Prayer,— Minutes of last Meeting Read.
It was unanimously adopted, that the Swamp directly West of Counsellor s House, be drained, so soon as Circumstances permit.
Upon Motion of Colr. J. Smith, the Motion which was laid on the Table on Saturday Evening, (for Damages for the Building removed on the Hill) was taken up.
It was then adopted, that & Esq. be permitted to take part in discussing the Motion.
It was moved, & seconded, that the Council act, as if the Petition was on the part of .
Several of the Col. said they must know the Petrs. Name, before they could act.
signed his oath, & was Sworn.
signed his oath.
It was Moved & carried that the amount of Wages for the Supervisor of Streets, be fixed at one Dollar per Day.
A Bill was presented, to empower the Mayor to cause the Supervisor of Streets to appropriate the Road labour on the Streets ordered to be opened by the City Council, & other Streets already opened, as nearly equal, as the Condition of said Streets, & the Interests of the public may require.
After considerable discussion by sevl of the Council.
The stated that he had not power to appropriate equitably upon Streets already opened, & those to be here [p. 27]
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