Ordinance, 14 May 1842–C, as Published in the Wasp
Nauvoo City Council, Ordinance, , Hancock Co., IL, 14 May 1842. Version published in “An Ordinance to Amend an Ordinance Entitled ‘An Ordinance to Regulate Weights and Measures,’” Wasp, 4 June 1842, .
An Ordinance to amend an Ordinance entitled ‘An Ordinance to regulate Weights and Measures.’
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , that from and after the passage of this Ordinance, the following sums shall be paid to and received by the Weigher and Sealer of the City of for the duties herein prescribed, that is to say, for rectifying, branding and sealing the following articles, to wit: all scale weights and measures of metal, six and one fourth cents each: all measures of wood, ten cents each; and all scale beams and steelyards, twelve and a half cents each; which sums shall be in full lieu and satisfaction of the sums allowed for the like services, in and by the Ordinance of which this is an amendment, and it shall not be lawful for the Weigher aud Sealer to ask, demand, receive, or take any greater sum or sums, or other compensation for such services, under the penalty of five dollars for every offence, and to be recovered and disposed of in like manner as all other small fines and forfeitures of a like nature.