Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–December 1841

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30 October 1841 • Saturday
Saturday 30th. Octr. 1841.—
City Council met pursuant to adjournment, Meeting opened by Prayer, <​Colr , & the who was formerly appointed, & the <​a Colr ​> subscribed his oath & the ​> Aldermen & Colrs who were appointed at last Meeting, were Sworn <​& subscribed their oaths.—​>.— Minutes of last meeting read, & amended.—
<​one of the Committee​> Chairman on burying Ground Reported Orally,
Report Accepted.—
Petn. of referred to a Committee of three, Viz Joseph Smith, & .— to enquire into his ability or inability to support a Pauper Pauper who has been at his House for a length of time, & Report upon the Case generally.—
moved that the St. East of Warsaw St. be opened from Parley St. to the City limits. Seconded & Carried.
Moved, Seconded, & Carried, that , & [blank] be permitted to Speak as Lawyers, Respecting the Remitting of the Fine imposed upon , & the Confirmation thereof, on the part of , & on the part of the City Council.—
Moved & Seconded & Carried that the City Col. have jurisdiction & authority over all Fines imposed by the City Council <​Officers​>, whether in Retaining, or remitting them.—
Colr Joseph Smith moved, & it was seconded & Carried that the Fine imposed upon , be remitted.
spoke on the part of , to have the Fine imposed upon him, Remitted.
spoke at length upon the propriety of a Confirmation of the Fine, by the City Council.—
The spoke at great length, in explination of the Charter, & the Powers thereby given, & the right of the City Council to Act thereunder,— & that he wd Vote for a Remittance of the Fine Returned by the Jury
Colr. [p. 28]
30 October 1841 • Saturday
Saturday 30th. Octr. 1841.—
City Council met pursuant to adjournment, Meeting opened by Prayer, Colr , who was formerly appointed, a Colr subscribed his oath & the Aldermen & Colrs who were appointed at last Meeting, were Sworn & subscribed their oaths.—.— Minutes of last meeting read, & amended.—
one of the Committee on burying Ground Reported Orally,
Report Accepted.—
Petn. of referred to a Committee of three, Viz , & .— to enquire into his ability or inability to support a Pauper who has been at his House for a length of time, & Report upon the Case generally.—
moved that the St. East of Warsaw St. be opened from Parley St. to the City limits. Seconded & Carried.
Moved, Seconded, & Carried, that , & [blank] be permitted to Speak as Lawyers, Respecting the Remitting of the Fine imposed upon , & the Confirmation thereof, on the part of , & on the part of the City Council.—
Moved & Seconded & Carried that the City Col. have jurisdiction & authority over all Fines imposed by the City Officers, whether in Retaining, or remitting them.—
Colr Joseph Smith moved, & it was seconded that the Fine imposed upon , be remitted.
spoke on the part of , to have the Fine imposed upon him, Remitted.
spoke at length upon the propriety of a Confirmation of the Fine, by the City Council.—
The spoke at great length, in explination of the Charter, & the Powers thereby given, & the right of the City Council to Act thereunder,— & that he wd Vote for a Remittance of the Fine Returned by the Jury
Colr. [p. 28]
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