Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February 1844–January 1845

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at 12 o clock, the mayor ordered the council to be recaled.
1 Oclock P.M. Council re-assembled. Names of members called Majority <​Quorum​> present.
The compendium of the 6th Census of the was received by the city council. From A Memorial To the Honorable Senate and Representatives <​of the in Congress asse[m]bled​> passed Dec 21, 1843, was <​was read &​> signed by the counsellors— Aldermen, Mayor. & &
2 counseller & 1 alderman.— absent.
<​voted the​> <​receive an order of​> $25.00 on the treasury for engrossigs Petitions &c—
voted that . . . the procure $60 on the <​credit​> of the of fee to pay C, passage to. . as special messenger from the Coun[c]il to cary the Mem <​The​> Mayor <​instructed to​> call. all the Representativs of , tell them our suffering have been such that we must have that documet passed,— and we will have it. you must go in for it. go to and call a delegation from his ; seperate from deligatin [delegation], Demand the same. , and other prominet men.— Call public meetings in the city of , take the Saloon.— publish so much for Ticket:— invite the members. & roar upon it them.— take all my writing you think any thing of,— send.— &c. and you shall prosper in the name of God; Amen.
Report of the . of the attendance of the City Council. &c— from Aug 12, 1843 to Feb— 9 inclusive, <​Total​>. $828.11. fines 4.50 <​—— Report accepted.​>
Mayor spoke in favor of the s proceedings.—
spoke in favor of the , & of the Reprt of the —. spoke—— Mayor offred to give the 60 dollars <​out of his salary​> for C ’s passage to , if the would raise the funds immediately,
nomnated. . as counseller in his absence which was confirmd by the council——
accepted the appointment.—
spoke. in reciprocation of the good feelings which had be manif[ested] by the Mayor & others——
Report of the city councils adjournd attending <​attendence​> accepted. [p. 2]
at 12 o clock, the mayor ordered the council to be recaled.
1 Oclock P.M. Council re-assembled. Names of members called Quorum present.
The compendium of the 6th Census of the was received by the city council. From — A Memorial To the Honorable Senate and Representatives of the in Congress assembled passed Dec 21, 1843, was read & signed by the counsellors— Aldermen, Mayor. & &
2 counseller & 1 alderman.— absent.
voted the receive an order of $25.00 on the treasury for engrossigs Petitions &c—
voted that . . . the procure $60 on the credit of the fee to pay C, passage to. . as special messenger from the Council to cary the Mem The Mayor instructed to call. all the Representativs of , tell them our suffering have been such that we must have that documet passed,— and we will have it. you must go in for it. go to and call a delegation from his ; seperate from deligatin [delegation], Demand the same. , and other prominet men.— Call public meetings in the city of , take the Saloon.— publish so much for Ticket:— invite the members. & roar upon them.— take all my writing you think any thing of,— send.— &c. and you shall prosper in the name of God; Amen.
Report of the . of the attendance of the City Council. &c— from Aug 12, 1843 to Feb— 9 inclusive, Total. $828.11. fines 4.50 —— Report accepted.
Mayor spoke in favor of the s proceedings.—
spoke in favor of the , & of the Reprt of the —. spoke—— Mayor offred to give the 60 dollars out of his salary for C ’s passage to , if the would raise the funds immediately,
nomnated. . as counseller in his absence which was confirmd by the council——
accepted the appointment.—
spoke. in reciprocation of the good feelings which had be manifested by the Mayor & others——
Report of the city councils attendence accepted. [p. 2]
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