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

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Resolution, 5 March 1842–G
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Inhabitants of this who shall not keep their Children at Home (except on lawful business,) on Sundays, and from skating on the Ice, and from marauding upon their Neighbours Property, and any Persons refusing to do the same, shall pay five Dollars Fine for every offence for the same.
passed March 5th. 1842.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 5 March 1842–A
An Ordinance to regulate Weights and Measures.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that there shall be appointed biennially on the fourth Monday of June, and whenever a vacancy shall Occur, a suitable Person to be sealer of Weights and Measures, who shall before he enters on the Duties of his office, enter into Bond, with security to the satisfaction of the Mayor in the Sum of One hundred Dollars, for the faithful discharge of his Duty, and take and Subscribe the following Oath or Affirmation before the Mayor or other Justice of the Peace: “I do solemnly Swear (or affirm) that I will diligently, faithfully, and impartially execute the Duties of my office, without favor or affection.”
Sec. 2. That the Sealer of Weights and Measures shall keep an office near the Centre of the , and shall have the keeping of such Standard Weights and Measures as now are, or hereafter shall be provided by the Corporation; which shall be used only as the Standards for Weights and Measures.
Sec. 3. That the Sealer of Weights and Measures shall rectify, and brand or Seal with the Letter W all Scale Beams, Weights, and Measures, that may be brought to his office for that purpose, as near the upper edge or ends thereof as possible; for [p. 62]
Resolution, 5 March 1842–G
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Inhabitants of this who shall not keep their Children at Home (except on lawful business,) on Sundays, and from skating on the Ice, and from marauding upon their Neighbours Property, and any Persons refusing to do the same, shall pay five Dollars Fine for every offence for the same.
passed March 5th. 1842.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 5 March 1842–A
An Ordinance to regulate Weights and Measures.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that there shall be appointed biennially on the fourth Monday of June, and whenever a vacancy shall Occur, a suitable Person to be sealer of Weights and Measures, who shall before he enters on the Duties of his office, enter into Bond, with security to the satisfaction of the Mayor in the Sum of One hundred Dollars, for the faithful discharge of his Duty, and take and Subscribe the following Oath or Affirmation before the Mayor or other Justice of the Peace: “I do solemnly Swear (or affirm) that I will diligently, faithfully, and impartially execute the Duties of my office, without favor or affection.”
Sec. 2. That the Sealer of Weights and Measures shall keep an office near the Centre of the , and shall have the keeping of such Standard Weights and Measures as now are, or hereafter shall be provided by the Corporation; which shall be used only as the Standards for Weights and Measures.
Sec. 3. That the Sealer of Weights and Measures shall rectify, and brand or Seal with the Letter W all Scale Beams, Weights, and Measures, that may be brought to his office for that purpose, as near the upper edge or ends thereof as possible; for [p. 62]
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