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

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Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of That the Mayor & Recorder shall receive one hundred Dollars, each, for the current year, as a compensation for their Services. This Act to take effect and be in force, from and after its Passage.— passed Novr. 13th. 1841.
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
Colr. J. Smith presented the following Ordinance, which passed unanimously.
Ordinance, 13 November 1841–C
An Ordinance Concerning vagrants and Disorderly Persons.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of . That all persons vagrants, Idle or disorderly persons; Persons found <​drunk​> in or about the Streets; all suspicious persons; Persons who have no fixed place of Residence, or visible means of support, or cannot give a good account of themselves; persons guilty of Profane or indecent language, or behaviour; persons guilty of using indecent, impertinent, or unbecoming language towards any City officer when in the discharge of his duty, or of menacing, threatening, or otherwise obstructing, said officer; shall on conviction thereof before the Mayor, or Municipal Court, be required to enter into security for good behaviour for a reasonable time, and indemnify the coporation against any charge, and in case of refusal or inability to give security, they shall be confined to labour for a time not exceeding ninety days, or be fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred Dollars; or be imprisoned not exceeding six months; or all; at the discretion of the <​said​> Mayor or Court. This act to take effect, and be in force from and after its Passage.— Passed Novr. 13th. 1841.
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
moved that the Resoln. passed on the 6th. Inst. relative to the assessment of Property, be reconsidered, & gave his Reasons therefor.
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Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of That the Mayor & Recorder shall receive one hundred Dollars, each, for the current year, as a compensation for their Services. This Act to take effect and be in force, from and after its Passage.— passed Novr. 13th. 1841.
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
Colr. J. Smith presented the following Ordinance, which passed unanimously.
Ordinance, 13 November 1841–C
An Ordinance Concerning vagrants and Disorderly Persons.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of . That all vagrants, Idle or disorderly persons; Persons found drunk in or about the Streets; all suspicious persons; Persons who have no fixed place of Residence, or visible means of support, or cannot give a good account of themselves; persons guilty of Profane or indecent language, or behaviour; persons guilty of using indecent, impertinent, or unbecoming language towards any City officer when in the discharge of his duty, or of menacing, threatening, or otherwise obstructing, said officer; shall on conviction thereof before the Mayor, or Municipal Court, be required to enter into security for good behaviour for a reasonable time, and indemnify the coporation against any charge, and in case of refusal or inability to give security, they shall be confined to labour for a time not exceeding ninety days, or be fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred Dollars; or be imprisoned not exceeding six months; or all; at the discretion of said Mayor or Court. This act to take effect, and be in force from and after its Passage.— Passed Novr. 13th. 1841.
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
moved that the Resoln. passed on the 6th. Inst. relative to the assessment of Property, be reconsidered, & gave his Reasons therefor.
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