Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, January–November 1842

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entitled, “An Ordinance respecting Carrion”.
The Bill respecting absent Members, was reported upon, & after discussion & amendment went through the usual readings, & passed, entitled, “An Ordinance respecting absent Members”.
A Bill was presented concerning publick Revenue of the City of , which underwent considerable discussion, & eventually was referred to a select Committee to wit, , Colrs & , , & Colr. , & the instructed to attend.—
gave notice of his not rendering services <​any​> longer, Gratus
Adjourned until Monday next at 6 oClock P.M., & the to notify the Colrs now absent, of same.
31 October 1842 • Monday
Monday Octr. 31st 1842.— Six oClock P. M.
<​Some of​> The Council met pursuant to adjournment, Meet but a majority not being present, the was authorized to, and brought .— Meeting opened by Prayer, The Mayor presided.— Names of Council were called.— Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.
<​Order given Same date​>
The Petition of the , praying that he shall have the right to receive from the Treasury, fifteen Dollars, to apply towards his Services as Marshal, was granted.
A Bill was presented respecting Hogs, which was referred to the Committee of municipal Laws.
The Bill to regulate the duties & fees of Notary Public, was Reported upon, & afterwards referred to <​,​> , & , (a special Committee,) to prepare a Bill of duties & Fees.
The Report of the Committee upon The Bill for the revenue [p. 44]
entitled, “An Ordinance respecting Carrion”.
The Bill respecting absent Members, was reported upon, & after discussion & amendment went through the usual readings, & passed, entitled, “An Ordinance respecting absent Members”.
A Bill was presented concerning publick Revenue of the City of , which underwent considerable discussion, & eventually was referred to a select Committee to wit, , Colrs & , , & Colr. , & the instructed to attend.—
gave notice of his not rendering services any longer, Gratus
Adjourned until Monday next at 6 oClock P.M., & the to notify the Colrs now absent, of same.
31 October 1842 • Monday
Monday Octr. 31st 1842.— Six oClock P. M.
Some of The Council met pursuant to adjournment, but a majority not being present, the was authorized to, and brought .— Meeting opened by Prayer, The Mayor presided.— Names of Council were called.— Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.
Order given Same date
The Petition of the , praying that he shall have the right to receive from the Treasury, fifteen Dollars, to apply towards his Services as Marshal, was granted.
A Bill was presented respecting Hogs, which was referred to the Committee of municipal Laws.
The Bill to regulate the duties & fees of Notary Public, was Reported upon, & afterwards referred to , , & , (a special Committee,) to prepare a Bill of duties & Fees.
The Report of the Committee upon The Bill for the revenue [p. 44]
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