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

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Ordinance, 27 November 1841–B
An Ordinance in Relation to Hawkers, Pedlars, & public shows & Exhibitions.
<​Repealed May 14th 1842​>Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of . That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons, usually denominated hawkers and Pedlars, to hawk or carry about from place to place in this any goods, wares or merchandize, excepting such as are manufactored within the Limits of this Corporation, Who shall not, previously to selling or offering for sale, such goods wares or merchandize have obtained a License therefor from this corporation, signed by the Mayor & countersigned by the Recorder. for which he, she, or they shall at the time of obtaining the same, pay a sum not exceeding fifty Dollars nor less than ten Dollars; & such person or persons as aforesaid, who may be found hawking about any goods or merchandize, except as aforesaid & selling or offering the same for sale without a license therefor. shall forfeit and pay for each & every such offence the sum of twenty Dollars: and any person or persons who shall refuse to exhibit his, her, or their license so obtained, upon being required by any Citizen so to do, shall forfeit and pay the sum of five Dollars. for each & every such off Refusal: Provided, that nothing in the foregoing shall be construed to require a License for hawking about for sale any articles of Poultry, fish, meat, bread stuffs, butter, cheese, Eggs, or vegatables; or such perishable merchandize as is used for food.
Sec. 2. That all Licenses granted by this corporation to Hawkers or Pedlars, shall expire on the first Monday of November next following the date of such License.
Sec. 3. That any person or persons desiring to exhibit within this Corparation any curiosities of nature or art, not inconsistent with decency, or contrary to good morals, shall procure a License as aforesaid, for which he, she, or they shall pay a sum not exceeding fifty Dollars, nor [p. 34]
Ordinance, 27 November 1841–B
An Ordinance in Relation to Hawkers, Pedlars, & public shows & Exhibitions.
Repealed May 14th 1842Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of . That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons, usually denominated hawkers and Pedlars, to hawk or carry about from place to place in this any goods, wares or merchandize, excepting such as are manufactored within the Limits of this Corporation, Who shall not, previously to selling or offering for sale, such goods wares or merchandize have obtained a License therefor from this corporation, signed by the Mayor & countersigned by the Recorder. for which he, she, or they shall at the time of obtaining the same, pay a sum not exceeding fifty Dollars nor less than ten Dollars; & such person or persons as aforesaid, who may be found hawking about any goods or merchandize, except as aforesaid & selling or offering the same for sale without a license therefor. shall forfeit and pay for each & every such offence the sum of twenty Dollars: and any person or persons who shall refuse to exhibit his, her, or their license so obtained, upon being required by any Citizen so to do, shall forfeit and pay the sum of five Dollars. for each & every such Refusal: Provided, that nothing in the foregoing shall be construed to require a License for hawking about for sale any articles of Poultry, fish, meat, bread stuffs, butter, cheese, Eggs, or vegatables; or such perishable merchandize as is used for food.
Sec. 2. That all Licenses granted by this corporation to Hawkers or Pedlars, shall expire on the first Monday of November next following the date of such License.
Sec. 3. That any person or persons desiring to exhibit within this Corparation any curiosities of nature or art, not inconsistent with decency, or contrary to good morals, shall procure a License as aforesaid, for which he, she, or they shall pay a sum not exceeding fifty Dollars, nor [p. 34]
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