Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, January–November 1842

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<​10​> Genl. J. Smith moved that the Inhabitants of this shall keep their Children at Home, except on lawful business, on Sundays, & from Skating on the Ice, & from marauding upon their Neighbours Property, & any Persons refusing to do the same, shall pay five Dollars Fine for every offence for the same & which Resoln. was carried Unanimously.
The Bill relative to Weights & Measures, was repassed, & two
Comes in here.
<​11​> The Committee on Improvements to whom was referred <​the​> Petn. for the opening of Wells St. from the , North, Reported, & Recommended sd. St. to be opened. which Report was Recd., & the Petn. Granted.—
<​12​> Upon Motion of Genl. it was Resolved that the City Collector, be Authorized to collect the City Tax.
<​13​> Resolved that so much of Warsaw St. as has been heretofore located, be removed farther Eastward, to Correspond with the City Survey.—
<​14​> The Select Committee to whom referred a Petn. for, & a Remonstrance agst., opening Kimball Street, Reported, & Recommended that so much of the Petn. be granted, as that Kimball St. be opened from Hibbards East Line, East to Barlow Street, which Report was recd., & adopted.—
<​15​> Resolved that it be the Rule of this Council to grant all Petitions from the Citizens of this , <​for the opening of Streets,​> at the expence of said Petrs., if there is no Remonstrance against the same by more than <​an​> equal <​number of​> Names.—
<​16​> Resolved that all the Laws & Ordinances passed by this City Council, up to this day inclusive, be published in pamphlet form, at the expence of the .
<​17​> Resolved that all Carrion be removed without the Bounds of this , <​or buried 3 feet under the surface of the Ground,​> by or at the expence of the Person or Persons owning the Animal when it Died, [p. 18]
10 Genl. J. Smith moved that the Inhabitants of this shall keep their Children at Home, except on lawful business, on Sundays, & from Skating on the Ice, & from marauding upon their Neighbours Property, & any Persons refusing to do the same, shall pay five Dollars Fine for every offence for the same & which Resoln. was carried Unanimously.
The Bill relative to Weights & Measures, was repassed,
Comes in here.
11 The Committee on Improvements to whom was referred the Petn. for the opening of Wells St. from the , North, Reported, & Recommended sd. St. to be opened. which Report was Recd., & the Petn. Granted.—
12 Upon Motion of Genl. it was Resolved that the City Collector, be Authorized to collect the City Tax.
13 Resolved that so much of Warsaw St. as has been heretofore located, be removed farther Eastward, to Correspond with the City Survey.—
14 The Select Committee to whom referred a Petn. for, & a Remonstrance agst., opening Kimball Street, Reported, & Recommended that so much of the Petn. be granted, as that Kimball St. be opened from Hibbards East Line, East to Barlow Street, which Report was recd., & adopted.—
15 Resolved that it be the Rule of this Council to grant all Petitions from the Citizens of this , for the opening of Streets, at the expence of said Petrs., if there is no Remonstrance against the same by more than an equal number of Names.—
16 Resolved that all the Laws & Ordinances passed by this City Council, up to this day inclusive, be published in pamphlet form, at the expence of the .
17 Resolved that all Carrion be removed without the Bounds of this , or buried 3 feet under the surface of the Ground, by or at the expence of the Person or Persons owning the Animal when it Died, [p. 18]
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