Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–December 1841

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moved an Amendt that the Clause be amended by making the Fine a Dollar for every Hour while the Trial Continues.— objected, in as much as the Trial cd. be adjourned, & might continue for Ten Days.—
Bill referred to a Select Committee, to Report at next meeting.— <​Committee​> , & .—
moved that <​it be the duty of​> the Recorder to keep a detached file of all <​City Ordinances for the benefit of the City Council.—​>
spoke in opposn..—
wished the Resoln. to pass.—
The obtd. liberty to speak, & explained the manner in which he <​inteded to keep the City Records:​>
Colr. gave his Views, & considers an Index sufficient, withdrew his Motion.—
The explained the Duties of the Mayor & Aldermen & in Criminal & Civil Cases, as well as in their different Capacities of Justices, & Judges.—
Adjourned to 6 oC. on Saturday 27th. Novr. at same Place.—
Novr. 20th. 1841.—
27 November 1841 • Saturday
Saturday 27th. Novr. 1841
City Col. met pursuant to adjournment
Meeting opened by Prayer— Minutes of last meeting Read.
Colr. presented a Petn. <​or Certificate​> from the City Surveyor for a Sum of $6,50 for Surveyors Fees, which was allowed, for Surveying the first Street South of Lumber Street.—
Colr. presented the Report of the Committee Upon An ordce concerning fire Arms, Parties Litigant, & Witnesses, Viz
<​Sec 1st— Be it ordained by the City Col of the City of that if any Person will fire or Shoot a Gun Pistol, or other Fire Arms, (Idly or for sport or amusement,) in the Night or on Sunday, the Person so doing shall forfeit & pay a fine not exceeding fifty Dollars, Provided that nothing herein Contained shall be Construed to effect any officer of this , for firing or shooting as aforesaid while in the Execution of his duty. Sec 2nd. that if any Person shall prosecute another before the authorities of this City (in a Criminal case)​> [p. 43]
moved an Amendt that the Clause be amended by making the Fine a Dollar for every Hour while the Trial Continues.— objected, in as much as the Trial cd. be adjourned, & might continue for Ten Days.—
Bill referred to a Select Committee, to Report at next meeting.— Committee , & .—
moved that it be the duty of the Recorder to keep a detached file of all City Ordinances for the benefit of the City Council.—
spoke in opposn..—
wished the Resoln. to pass.—
The obtd. liberty to speak, & explained the manner in which he inteded to keep the City Records:
Colr. gave his Views, & considers an Index sufficient, withdrew his Motion.—
The explained the Duties of the Mayor & Aldermen in Criminal & Civil Cases, as well as in their different Capacities of Justices, & Judges.—
Adjourned to 6 oC. on Saturday 27th. Novr. at same Place.—
Novr. 20th. 1841.—
27 November 1841 • Saturday
Saturday 27th. Novr. 1841
City Col. met pursuant to adjournment
Meeting opened by Prayer— Minutes of last meeting Read.
Colr. presented a Petn. or Certificate from the City Surveyor for a Sum of $6,50 for Surveyors Fees, which was allowed, for Surveying the first Street South of Lumber Street.—
Colr. presented the Report of the Committee Upon An ordce concerning fire Arms, Parties Litigant, & Witnesses, Viz
Sec 1st— Be it ordained by the City Col of the City of that if any Person will fire or Shoot a Gun Pistol, or other Fire Arms, (Idly or for sport or amusement,) in the Night or on Sunday, the Person so doing shall forfeit & pay a fine not exceeding fifty Dollars, Provided that nothing herein Contained shall be Construed to effect any officer of this , for firing or shooting as aforesaid while in the Execution of his duty. Sec 2nd. that if any Person shall prosecute another before the authorities of this City (in a Criminal case) [p. 43]
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