Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–December 1841

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Adjourned to this day Week, at this place, at 1 oC.—
Monday 22nd. February 1841.—
, M[a]yor.
1 March 1841 • Monday
Monday 1st March 1841.
City Col met purst to adjournment— Meeting opened by Prayer,
Minutes of last meeting Read.
Col J. Smith moved an ordinance respecting Roads <​& Town Platts​> Read first time.— En Entitled a<​n​> Bill <​Ordinance​> in Relation to Roads & Town Plots.—
Col J. Smith moved an Ordinance respecting the Surveying of any addition to City Platt— En Entitled an ordce in relation to the City Plot.—
Both the foregoing Bills were read a second, & third time, & passed, the Rules being dispensed with.—
Col J. Smith moved an Ordinance to divide the into 4 Wards, <​& appointing the Aldermen <​& Colrs​> to their respective Wards,​> read the first time, read— Second time, & third time, and passed.—
Entitled an Ordinance dividing the into Wards.—
Colr J. Smith moved an Ordce respecting publick Meetings Read first time, Read second time, Read third time, & passed.— Entitled an Ordce in relation to public Meetings.
Colr J Smith moved an Ordce in Relation to Religious Societies Read first time, <​rules dispensed with​> Read second time, & third time & passed— Title as above
Colr J. Smith moved, & it was seconded & carried, that s Pl Map which was laid on the Table, be taken up, & was carried accordingly. & Map was taken up & handed to Colr J. Smith, who spoke respecting the Lotts or Ground which it refers to.—
Moved & seconded that Petr be at liberty to withdraw his Petition. Carried.— & Map handed to .—
Colr J. Smith moved an Ordce, Entitled an Ordce Creating Certain additional <​​> officers therein named, Read second time, Bill [p. 8]
Adjourned to this day Week, at this place, at 1 oC.—
Monday 22nd. February 1841.—
, Mayor.
1 March 1841 • Monday
Monday 1st March 1841.
City Col met purst to adjournment— Meeting opened by Prayer,
Minutes of last meeting Read.
Col J. Smith moved an ordinance respecting Roads & Town Platts Read first time.— Entitled an Ordinance in Relation to Roads & Town Plots.—
Col J. Smith moved an Ordinance respecting the Surveying of any addition to City Platt— Entitled an ordce in relation to the City Plot.—
Both the foregoing Bills were read a second, & third time, & passed, the Rules being dispensed with.—
Col J. Smith moved an Ordinance to divide the into 4 Wards, & appointing the Aldermen & Colrs to their respective Wards, read the first time, read— Second time, & third time, and passed.—
Entitled an Ordinance dividing the into Wards.—
Colr J. Smith moved an Ordce respecting publick Meetings Read first time, Read second time, Read third time, & passed.— Entitled an Ordce in relation to public Meetings.
Colr J Smith moved an Ordce in Relation to Religious Societies Read first time, rules dispensed with Read second time, & third time & passed— Title as above
Colr J. Smith moved, & it was seconded & carried, that s Map which was laid on the Table, be taken up, & was carried accordingly. & Map was taken up & handed to Colr J. Smith, who spoke respecting the Lotts or Ground which it refers to.—
Moved & seconded that Petr be at liberty to withdraw his Petition. Carried.— & Map handed to .—
Colr J. Smith moved an Ordce, Entitled an Ordce Creating Certain additional officers therein named, Read second time, Bill [p. 8]
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