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

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14 September 1844 • Saturday
Regular Session. Sept 14th. 1844 at Eleven oclock— A. M.
Names of members, called, Quorum Present
Prayer by Mayor
Petition presented by for the sum of $34.50c which was lent for the benefit of the
. There was a Matter presented before us, that is, the claims of Mr [John] Wood for his Services to Joseph Smith
Moved & seconded that the committee were dismissed from any further claims <​action​> on the claims of Mr Wood
Moved & seconded that the council have nothing to do with the petition for it belongs to the .
Moved & secd. that the Bill be allowed
Moved & seconded that Jonathan C. Wright be elected Marshall
Moved & seconded that Jonathan C. Wright act as assessor & collector in the place of
Moved & Seconded that be <​elected​> Recorder of Deeds
stated that the old police was about to <​be​> broken up (see last council)
I still hold the same idea that the old police be kept up as they have been on duty for a long time, the same as I stated at last council meeting [p. 46]
14 September 1844 • Saturday
Regular Session. Sept 14th. 1844 at Eleven oclock— A. M.
Names of members, called, Quorum Present
Prayer by Mayor
Petition presented by for the sum of $34.50c which was lent for the benefit of the
. There was a Matter presented before us, that is, the claims of Mr John Wood for his Services to Joseph Smith
Moved & seconded that the committee were dismissed from any further action on the claims of Mr Wood
Moved & seconded that the council have nothing to do with the petition for it belongs to the .
Moved & secd. that the Bill be allowed
Moved & seconded that Jonathan C. Wright be elected Marshall
Moved & seconded that Jonathan C. Wright act as assessor & collector in the place of
Moved & Seconded that be elected Recorder of Deeds
stated that the old police was about to be broken up (see last council)
I still hold the same idea that the old police be kept up as they have been on duty for a long time, the same as I stated at last council meeting [p. 46]
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