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

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failed to comply with the requisitions of the law, the Mayor shall, at the expiration of eight days, give public notice thereof.
Sec. 9. That every City Auctioneer within this shall constantly keep a fair Copy of this Law in some conspicuous place in his Auction Room, for the inspection of the public, and if he shall fail so to do, he shall forfeit and pay a penalty not exceeding twenty Dollars, at the discretion of the Mayor, Alderman, or Municipal Court, before whom the same may come for Trial.
Passed July 12th. 1842.
Joseph Smith, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 12 July 1842–B
An Ordinance, to amend an Ordinance entitled “An Ordinance Organizing the Nauvoo Legion, passed Feb.y. 3rd. 1841”.
Sec. 1. Be it, and it is hereby Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the Lieutenant General of the Nauvoo Legion shall not be required to act as the President of any Court Martial, or of the Legion; also, that he may add to his Staff a Chief Chaplain, with the Rank of Colonel.
Sec. 2. That Officers may be elected without being nominated by the Court Martial, and that all vacancies shall be filled by lawful elections, and not by granting Brevet commissions.
Sec. 3. That the General Officers may appoint such officers in their respective Staffs as may be in Conformity with the rules and regulations of the Army.
Sec. 4. That so much of the 3rd. Section of the ordinance organizing the Nauvoo Legion, approved Feb.y. 3rd., 1841, as authorizes the Major General to act as the Secretary of the Court Martial and Legion, and Adjutant, and Inspector General, is hereby repealed.
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failed to comply with the requisitions of the law, the Mayor shall, at the expiration of eight days, give public notice thereof.
Sec. 9. That every City Auctioneer within this shall constantly keep a fair Copy of this Law in some conspicuous place in his Auction Room, for the inspection of the public, and if he shall fail so to do, he shall forfeit and pay a penalty not exceeding twenty Dollars, at the discretion of the Mayor, Alderman, or Municipal Court, before whom the same may come for Trial.
Passed July 12th. 1842.
Joseph Smith, Mayor.
, Recorder.
Ordinance, 12 July 1842–B
An Ordinance, to amend an Ordinance entitled “An Ordinance Organizing the Nauvoo Legion, passed Feb.y. 3rd. 1841”.
Sec. 1. Be it, and it is hereby Ordained by the City Council of the City of , that the Lieutenant General of the Nauvoo Legion shall not be required to act as the President of any Court Martial, or of the Legion; also, that he may add to his Staff a Chief Chaplain, with the Rank of Colonel.
Sec. 2. That Officers may be elected without being nominated by the Court Martial, and that all vacancies shall be filled by lawful elections, and not by granting Brevet commissions.
Sec. 3. That the General Officers may appoint such officers in their respective Staffs as may be in Conformity with the rules and regulations of the Army.
Sec. 4. That so much of the 3rd. Section of the ordinance organizing the Nauvoo Legion, approved Feb.y. 3rd., 1841, as authorizes the Major General to act as the Secretary of the Court Martial and Legion, and Adjutant, and Inspector General, is hereby repealed.
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