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

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Adjourned until the first Saturday in Jan.y. next.
December 18th. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minutes, 1 January 1842 • Saturday
Saturday Ev.g. 6 OClock, January 1st. 1842.
City Col. met pursuant to adjournment,— Meeting opened by Prayer.— Minutes of last Meeting Read.—
, Sworn as Treasurer.
presented a Petn. from G. W. Hickerson & others, as a Remonstrance against opening Water Street, which was referred to (Colrs. J. Smith, , & ,) the Committee to whom the Petn. for opening that St., was heretofore referred.
The Council then Sat as a High Court of Impeachment in a case, wherein
Urial C. Nickerson was Complainant, and Gustavus Hills, (Alderman) was Defendant.
acted as Attorney or assistant to Complt, on part of Deft.— both by permission,—
The Charges against Deft. were for acting corruptly, partially, Erroneously, or through Error of Judgment, upon the hearing, & in the decision of Causes before him, as an Alderman of this , & for refusing to give a Transcript of proceedings had before him as an Alderman, as will appear by the Charges filed.—
The following are the Names of Witnesses produced, Sworn, and examined.
,— D. S. Smith,— Urial C. Nickerson,— ,— ,— ,— ,— David Sessions,— & Levi Bracken.
The Deft. spoke briefly upon part of the Evidence.—
spoke also upon part of the Deft..
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Adjourned until the first Saturday in Jan.y. next.
December 18th. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Minutes, 1 January 1842 • Saturday
Saturday Ev.g. 6 OClock, January 1st. 1842.
City Col. met pursuant to adjournment,— Meeting opened by Prayer.— Minutes of last Meeting Read.—
, Sworn as Treasurer.
presented a Petn. from G. W. Hickerson & others, as a Remonstrance against opening Water Street, which was referred to (Colrs. J. Smith, , & ,) the Committee to whom the Petn. for opening that St., was heretofore referred.
The Council then Sat as a High Court of Impeachment in a case, wherein
Urial C. Nickerson was Complainant, and Gustavus Hills, (Alderman) was Defendant.
acted as Attorney or assistant to Complt, on part of Deft.— both by permission,—
The Charges against Deft. were for acting corruptly, partially, Erroneously, or through Error of Judgment, upon the hearing, & in the decision of Causes before him, as an Alderman of this , & for refusing to give a Transcript of proceedings had before him as an Alderman, as will appear by the Charges filed.—
The following are the Names of Witnesses produced, Sworn, and examined.
,— D. S. Smith,— Urial C. Nickerson,— ,— ,— ,— ,— David Sessions,— & Levi Bracken.
The Deft. spoke briefly upon part of the Evidence.—
spoke also upon part of the Deft..
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