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

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Moved <​by ​> that a committee of be appointed to revise the list of members.— of this council.
, spoke. . spoke of the corruption. of the clerk, in <​or​> governor in granti[n]g one commisin [commission]. & denying the others Elect.
spoke prepard to add all the old alderman, and save litigation.—
read from, the charter.
Motioned & carrid that all all the old aldrman be added to the List of members of this council.—
. said he considred the election made the aldermend and not the commission.—
Mayor said if I <​he​> had been Elected alderman and fil[e]d my <​his​> bond I <​he​> would act as counciller & Magistrate . . .
Adjournd to the next Regular meeting.— 4. P. M.
9 March 1844 • Saturday
Saturday March 9. 1844. 10 A.M.—
Regular Session.—
Names of members called, Not <​a​> quorum. present. 10 <​22​> minutes past 10 oclock Quorum present. C. [Councillor] was chosen prsidnt pro Tem.— Prayer by Counsellor .— Minuts of last council read and approved.
Petition of Geo W. Crouse and about 1170 others to open Knight st. read. and refered to a <​the​> committe on public grounds.
Petition, of Job E. Green. and 20 <​about​> 20 other to have fulmer street from. Mulholland to Parly st. worked. read:— and refered to the mayor
Petition of , & 18 others <​for the repeal of the Hog. law.​> read.— moved to lay petit[io]n on the tab[l]e.
C. T — would rather the be <​petition​> be refered to a commttee. .— would rather give 10 bu of corn— per hog than have them run at large.— A. [Alderman] . thought it a bone of contention.
Mayor, gave <​offered​> some of his reasons: <​in favor​> he was afraid no man in the would ever make a fence round his garden unles the hogs are sufferd to run at large [p. 5]
Moved by that a committee be appointed to revise the list of members.— of this council.
, spoke. . spoke of the corruption. of the clerk, or governor in granting one commisin [commission]. & denying the others Elect.
prepard to add all the old alderman, and save litigation.—
read from, the charter.
Motioned & carrid that all the old aldrman be added to the List of members of this council.—
. said he considred the election made the aldermend and not the commission.—
Mayor said if he had been Elected alderman and filed his bond he would act as counciller & Magistrate . . .
Adjournd to the next Regular meeting.— 4. P. M.
9 March 1844 • Saturday
Saturday March 9. 1844. 10 A.M.—
Regular Session.—
Names of members called, Not a quorum. present. 22 minutes past 10 oclock Quorum present. C. [Councillor] was chosen prsidnt pro Tem.— Prayer by .— Minuts of last council read and approved.
Petition of Geo W. Crouse and about 170 others to open Knight st. read. and refered to the committe on public grounds.
Petition, of Job E. Green. and about 20 other to have fulmer street from. Mulholland to Parly st. worked. read:— and refered to the mayor
Petition of , & 18 others for the repeal of the Hog. law. read.— moved to lay petition on the table.
C. — would rather the petition be refered to a commttee. .— would rather give 10 bu of corn— per hog than have them run at large.— A. [Alderman] . thought it a bone of contention.
Mayor, offered some reasons: in favor he was afraid no man in the would ever make a fence round his garden unles the hogs are sufferd to run at large [p. 5]
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