Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–December 1841

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Colr J. Smith, asked whether they could be treated respectably, otherwise they should not be invited, he had not accomodations, but was willing to pay part of the Expence.
said he thought if they were invited, it should be by the Citizens & not th by this Council.
The spoke, & stated that several of them were Citizens of this , & in that respect would be at Home when here.
withdrew his Motion.
was sworn in as Weigher & Sealer for the .
Adjourned to this day two Weeks at one oClock, at same Place,
15th March 1841.
, Mayor.
29 March 1841 • Monday
Monday 29th March 1841.
City Council met pursuant to Adjournment, Meeting opened by Prayer, Reading of Minutes of last Meeting dispensed with.
presented a Petn respecting Dogs & said he wished it to lie on the Table until next Meeting
Colr Joseph Smith proposed <​that Petn be proceeded upon, &​> that Owners of Dogs be fined, if their Dogs molest any Person.—
Motion withdrawn by .—
Colr Joseph Smith moved by way of Ordnance that all Persons be fined <​Five Dollars​> who keeps a Dog, provided the Dog is set upon Cattle or Hogs &c, or molests any Person.
wished Fine to be Two Dollars.
Colr moved <​an amendment​> that Fine be not less than Two Dolls, or greater than Fifteen Dolls according to the enormity of the Crime, it was Seconded.
Colr. [p. 15]
Colr J. Smith, asked whether they could be treated respectably, otherwise they should not be invited, he had not accomodations, but was willing to pay part of the Expence.
said he thought if they were invited, it should be by the Citizens & not by this Council.
The spoke, & stated that several of them were Citizens of this , & in that respect would be at Home when here.
withdrew his Motion.
was sworn in as Weigher & Sealer for the .
Adjourned to this day two Weeks at one oClock, at same Place,
15th March 1841.
, Mayor.
29 March 1841 • Monday
Monday 29th March 1841.
City Council met pursuant to Adjournment, Meeting opened by Prayer, Reading of Minutes of last Meeting dispensed with.
presented a Petn respecting Dogs & said he wished it to lie on the Table until next Meeting
Colr Joseph Smith proposed that Petn be proceeded upon, & that Owners of Dogs be fined, if their Dogs molest any Person.—
Motion withdrawn by .—
Colr Joseph Smith moved by way of Ordnance that all Persons be fined Five Dollars who keeps a Dog, provided the Dog is set upon Cattle or Hogs &c, or molests any Person.
wished Fine to be Two Dollars.
Colr moved an amendment that Fine be not less than Two Dolls, or greater than Fifteen Dolls according to the enormity of the Crime, it was Seconded.
Colr. [p. 15]
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