Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, November 1842–January 1844

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passed, entitled “An Ordinance to establish a Ferry across the , at the City of .”
<​Order issued same date.​>
The Committee on claims reported favourable upon the claim of City Recorder. The report was rejected. The Items of the claim were read, & upon vote, whether the Report be adopted, the adoption thereof was rejected. It was then referred to a committee of the whole. It was then moved, seconded, & carried, that the Report <​of the Committee of the whole​> be received, as favourable, with the exception of the charge for Rent, fuel, & Candles. It was then moved that the report of the Committee of the whole be rejected, <​but​> after some discussion, & upon a proposition from the , that the Charge for Rent fuel & Candles, & a further deduction of ten dollars, be taken off his claim, the balance of his claim was allowed, Amounting to a sum of $147.40.—
Adjourned at Noon, for one hour.
A Bill for an Ordinance respecting mad Dogs & other Animals, was presented, recd the usual readings, was discussed, & the rules having been dispensed with, passed into an Ordinance, entitled as above.—
The Committee of vigilance presented a Letter prepared by them, to forward to the , respecting the commissioning of City officers, which was read, & approved of by the Council. Record Letter.
<​order issued same date​>
A Claim of & , of $9,75 for printing City Script, & for Newspapers &c. <​furnished the , up to this date,​>, was allowed by the City Council.
<​Seperate Orders issued same date.—​>
The following Sums were allowed, upon the Certificate of Captain of the City Watch, for services rendered as Watchmen, <​& commencing Novr. 8th. 1842, up to feby. 23rd. 1843.​>. to wit: 8 nights $12,00.— 8 nights $12,00.— 8 nights $12,00. & the sum of $6,50 is to be deducted from & s claims, (one half from each,) being for Lime bought by them, under sale by Execution, at suit of the City of against Wm. Niswanger, for that amt. of costs.
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passed, entitled “An Ordinance to establish a Ferry across the , at the City of .”
Order issued same date.
The Committee on claims reported favourable upon the claim of City Recorder. The report was rejected. The Items of the claim were read, & upon vote, . It was then referred to a committee of the whole. It was then moved, seconded, & carried, that the Report of the Committee of the whole be received, as favourable, with the exception of the charge for Rent, fuel, & Candles. It was then moved that the report of the Committee of the whole be rejected, but after some discussion, & upon a proposition from the , that the Charge for Rent fuel & Candles, & a further deduction of ten dollars, be taken off his claim, the balance of his claim was allowed, Amounting to a sum of $147.40.—
Adjourned at Noon, for one hour.
A Bill for an Ordinance respecting mad Dogs & other Animals, was presented, recd the usual readings, was discussed, & the rules having been dispensed with, passed into an Ordinance, entitled as above.—
The Committee of vigilance presented a Letter prepared by them, to forward to the , respecting the commissioning of City officers, which was read, & approved of by the Council. Record Letter.
order issued same date
A Claim of & , of $9,75 for printing City Script, & for Newspapers &c. furnished the , up to this date,, was allowed by the City Council.
Seperate Orders issued same date.—
The following Sums were allowed, upon the Certificate of Captain of the City Watch, for services rendered as Watchmen, & commencing Novr. 8th. 1842, up to feby. 23rd. 1843.. to wit: 8 nights $12,00.— 8 nights $12,00.— 8 nights $12,00. & the sum of $6,50 is to be deducted from & s claims, (one half from each,) being for Lime bought by them, under sale by Execution, at suit of the City of against Wm. Niswanger, for that amt. of costs.
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