Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–December 1841

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them, & Remove them immediately.
Colr. J. Smith spoke in Correction, & explination of what had been urged by the Lawyers, <​& said​> that Barrels were kept inside, & removed to the outside, & drunkenness carried, on in & about the place, will not Consent to pay any Damages, & <​said​> “if it be appealed to another Court, we will Respect the decision of that Court.”
wishes to know who the Property belongs to, & wd require Testimony to that Effect, & therefore Moves that the Petn. be laid on the Table in the meantime.
The obtained liberty to Speak, & Cited Cases to Warrant the Removal of Nuisances, & supports the Removal of the Building in question in the manner it was done.— & could not vote for Damages.
Moved Seconded & Carried, that the Council approve of the Acts of the , as respects the Removal & destruction of the Nuisance
Motion lost, whether the Amount of Damages claimed be paid to Petr..
Adjourned to one oClock P. M. on Saturday next, the 6th. day of November Inst., at same place.
Novr. 1st. 1841.—
6 November 1841 • Saturday
Saturday Novr. 6th. 1841.
Meeting opened by Prayer. Minutes of last Meeting Read.— Colr. <​was​> Sworn into office. & subscribed his oath.—
Petn. of , Recorder, referred to Committee of , & to report whether any & what Articles sought for in the Petn., such as Desk Books or Staty, shd. be procured for him as Recorder. [p. 34]
them, & Remove them immediately.
Colr. J. Smith spoke in Correction, & explination of what had been urged by the Lawyers, & said that Barrels were kept inside, & removed to the outside, & drunkenness carried, on in & about the place, will not Consent to pay any Damages, & said “if it be appealed to another Court, we will Respect the decision of that Court.”
wishes to know who the Property belongs to, & wd require Testimony to that Effect, & therefore Moves that the Petn. be laid on the Table in the meantime.
The obtained liberty to Speak, & Cited Cases to Warrant the Removal of Nuisances, & supports the Removal of the Building in question in the manner it was done.— & could not vote for Damages.
Moved Seconded & Carried, that the Council approve of the Acts of the , as respects the Removal & destruction of the Nuisance
Motion lost, whether the Amount of Damages claimed be paid to Petr..
Adjourned to one oClock P. M. on Saturday next, the 6th. day of November Inst., at same place.
Novr. 1st. 1841.—
6 November 1841 • Saturday
Saturday Novr. 6th. 1841.
Meeting opened by Prayer. Minutes of last Meeting Read.— Colr. was Sworn into office. & subscribed his oath.—
Petn. of , Recorder, referred to Committee of , & to report whether any & what Articles sought for in the Petn., such as Desk Books or Staty, shd. be procured for him as Recorder. [p. 34]
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