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

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Minutes, Resolutions, and Ordinances, 27 November 1841 • Saturday
Saturday Novr. 27th. 1841.
City Council met pursuant to Adjournment.
Meeting opened by Prayer.— Minutes of last Meeting Read.
Colr. presented a Petition from the City , upon which the following resoln. was adopted.
Resolution, 27 November 1841–A
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Certificate of the City , for Surveying the first Street South of Lumber Street, be received, & that he be allowed the Sum of Six Dollars and fifty Cents therein set forth.
 
Colr. brought forward the Report of the Committee, to whom the Ordinance concering Firearms, Parties litigant, & Witnesses was referred, which was adopted, in the following Ordinance, to wit.
Ordinance, 27 November 1841–A
An Ordinance concerning Fire Arms, & parties litigant.
Sec 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of That if any person will fire or shoot a Gun, Pistol, or other fire Arms (Idly or for sport or amusement) in the night or on Sunday, the person so doing shall forfeit and pay a fine not exceeding fifty Dollars: Provided that nothing herein contained shall be construed to affect any officer of this , for <​firing or​> shooting as aforesaid while in the discharge <​Execution​> of his duty.
Sec. 2. That if any person shall prosecute another before the authorities of this (in a Criminal case), & fail to procure a Conviction said person shall be Taxed with the Costs of Suit, if said authorities shall consider it a malicious prosecution, if not the shall be liable for the costs thereof. This ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its Passage.
Passed Novr. 27th. 1841.
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
Colr. Joseph Smith presented the following ordinance
Which passed unanimously after being read three times, and the rules dispensed with. [p. 33]
Minutes, Resolutions, and Ordinances, 27 November 1841 • Saturday
Saturday Novr. 27th. 1841.
City Council met pursuant to Adjournment.
Meeting opened by Prayer.— Minutes of last Meeting Read.
Colr. presented a Petition from the City , upon which the following resoln. was adopted.
Resolution, 27 November 1841–A
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Certificate of the City , for Surveying the first Street South of Lumber Street, be received, & that he be allowed the Sum of Six Dollars and fifty Cents therein set forth.
 
Colr. brought forward the Report of the Committee, to whom the Ordinance concering Firearms, Parties litigant, & Witnesses was referred, which was adopted, in the following Ordinance, to wit.
Ordinance, 27 November 1841–A
An Ordinance concerning Fire Arms, & parties litigant.
Sec 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of That if any person will fire or shoot a Gun, Pistol, or other fire Arms (Idly or for sport or amusement) in the night or on Sunday, the person so doing shall forfeit and pay a fine not exceeding fifty Dollars: Provided that nothing herein contained shall be construed to affect any officer of this , for firing or shooting as aforesaid while in the Execution of his duty.
Sec. 2. That if any person shall prosecute another before the authorities of this (in a Criminal case), & fail to procure a Conviction said person shall be Taxed with the Costs of Suit, if said authorities shall consider it a malicious prosecution, if not the shall be liable for the costs thereof. This ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its Passage.
Passed Novr. 27th. 1841.
, Mayor.
Recorder.
 
Colr. Joseph Smith presented the following ordinance
Which passed unanimously after being read three times, and the rules dispensed with. [p. 33]
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