Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–December 1841

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Will enter his protest against removing it, unless it be appraised.
spoke respecting the High Col. having interfered the Owners of Mill sought for the approbation of the High Col., which they Granted, so far <​only​> as they might be concerned,
Colr. spoke in support of the Motion, & that it will be a growing Evil, & is a Nuisance, & through respect to the of the Mill, wishes it removed to the Foundation.
wishes the to be heard, as he was one of the High Council, & does not wish any impeachment to be against them, respecting it.
The spoke as Respects Respectg a charge made <​by one of the Counsellors Aldmn​> as to his Tamporizing in this the discussion of this Matter, he said he considers the Col. have power to act, but <​they​> not having granted any liberty to put <​the​> Mill there, he does not think they <​the Council​> should interfere at present, not be held accountable for the Costs of the Removal.
explained, & said he did not mean <​allude to​> the .
Colr J. Smith explained that Mr Bosier has not any property in the Mill,
The Motion to remove the Mill prevailed.—
Colr J. Smith moved & <​it was​> seconded that 4 Mos be granted <​the​> , to remove the Mill, <​or the Mill to be removed at expence of the ​> & Carried unanimously,
moved a Resoln. that several Persons, Viz, , & others, be requested <​invited​> to attend the anniversary <​of the Church​> of <​& the​> laying the Corner Stone of the in , upon the 6th of April next,
Colr. [p. 14]
Will enter his protest against removing it, unless it be appraised.
spoke respecting the High Col. having interfered the Owners of Mill sought for the approbation of the High Col., which they Granted, so far only as they might be concerned,
Colr. spoke in support of the Motion, & that it will be a growing Evil, & is a Nuisance, & through respect to the of the Mill, wishes it removed to the Foundation.
wishes the to be heard, as he was one of the High Council, & does not wish any impeachment to be against them, respecting it.
The spoke Respectg a charge made by one of the Aldmn as to his Tamporizing in the discussion of this Matter, he said he considers the Col. have power to act, but they not having granted any liberty to put the Mill there, should , not be held accountable for the Costs of the Removal.
explained, & said he did not allude to the .
Colr J. Smith explained that Mr Bosier has not any property in the Mill,
The Motion to remove the Mill prevailed.—
Colr J. Smith moved & it was seconded that 4 Mos be granted the , to remove the Mill, or the Mill to be removed at expence of the & Carried unanimously,
moved a Resoln. that several Persons, Viz, , & others, be invited to attend the anniversary of the Church & the laying the Corner Stone of the in , upon the 6th of April next,
Colr. [p. 14]
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