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

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Resolution, 22 April 1842–C
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Act Ordering that part of Hibbard Street which runs through Kimballs addition 1½ block North of the Old La’Harp Road, be annulled, unless the Damages be paid before the Street be opened.
, Mayor.
passed April 22nd. 1842.
, Recorder.
Resolution, 22 April 1842–D
Resolved, that this Council shall not have or make any claim for pay, for their services, at this Meeting of the City Council of the City of .
passed April 22nd. 1842.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 17 February 1842
An Ordinance concerning Marriages.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that all Male Persons over the age of seventeen years, and Females over the age of fourteen years, may contract and be joined in Marriage: Provided in all cases where either Party is a Minor, the consent of Parents or Guardians be first had.
Sec. 2. Any Persons as aforesaid wishing to Marry, or be joined in Marriage, may go before any regular Minister of the Gospel, Mayor, Alderman, Justice of the Peace, Judge or other Person authorized to Solemnize Marriages in this , and Celebrate or declare their Marriage, in such manner and form as shall be most agreeable; either with or without License.
Sec. 3. Any Person solemnizing a Marriage as aforesaid shall make return thereof to the City Recorder, accompanied by a recording Fee of Fifty Cents, within thirty days of the Solemnization thereof, And it is hereby made the Duty of the Recorder to keep an accurate Record of all such Marriages. The Penalty for a violation of either of the Provisions of this Ordinance shall be twenty Dollars [p. [76]]
Resolution, 22 April 1842–C
Resolved by the City Council of the City of , that the Act Ordering that part of Hibbard Street which runs through Kimballs addition 1½ block North of the Old La’Harp Road, be annulled, unless the Damages be paid before the Street be opened.
, Mayor.
passed April 22nd. 1842.
, Recorder.
Resolution, 22 April 1842–D
Resolved, that this Council shall not have or make any claim for pay, for their services, at this Meeting of the City Council of the City of .
passed April 22nd. 1842.
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 17 February 1842
An Ordinance concerning Marriages.
Sec. 1. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that all Male Persons over the age of seventeen years, and Females over the age of fourteen years, may contract and be joined in Marriage: Provided in all cases where either Party is a Minor, the consent of Parents or Guardians be first had.
Sec. 2. Any Persons as aforesaid wishing to Marry, or be joined in Marriage, may go before any regular Minister of the Gospel, Mayor, Alderman, Justice of the Peace, Judge or other Person authorized to Solemnize Marriages in this , and Celebrate or declare their Marriage, in such manner and form as shall be most agreeable; either with or without License.
Sec. 3. Any Person solemnizing a Marriage as aforesaid shall make return thereof to the City Recorder, accompanied by a recording Fee of Fifty Cents, within thirty days of the Solemnization thereof, And it is hereby made the Duty of the Recorder to keep an accurate Record of all such Marriages. The Penalty for a violation of either of the Provisions of this Ordinance shall be twenty Dollars [p. [76]]
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