Ordinance, 16 December 1843–B, as Published in Nauvoo Neighbor

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An ordinance concerning the Landing of Steam Boats in .
Sec 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , that hereafter every Steam-boat, ascending or descending the . which shall land within the limits of said to discharge frieght or passenger, or to take on frieght or passenger, shall pay to the Wharf-master one dollar, as tax for the use and benefit of said ; and said Wharf-master, who shall annually be appointed by the said City Council, shall give a bond with security, of two hundred dollars to the Recorder, and be sworn, for the faithful performance of his duty, and shall make quarterly returns to the Treasury of all moneys collected, retaining fifty per cent for collecting; the first year.
Sec. 2. And be it further ordained, that in case of refusal of any Steam-boat to pay said charge, said Wharf-master is hereby empowered to seize said boat or a sufficient quantity of her furniture or tackle and expose it for sale within five days after to pay said charge and costs.
Passed Dec. 16: 1843.
JOSEPH SMITH, Mayor
, Recorder. [p. [3]]
An ordinance concerning the Landing of Steam Boats in .
Sec 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , that hereafter every Steam-boat, ascending or descending the . which shall land within the limits of said to discharge frieght or passenger, or to take on frieght or passenger, shall pay to the Wharf-master one dollar, as tax for the use and benefit of said ; and said Wharf-master, who shall annually be appointed by the said City Council, shall give a bond with security, of two hundred dollars to the Recorder, and be sworn, for the faithful performance of his duty, and shall make quarterly returns to the Treasury of all moneys collected, retaining fifty per cent for collecting; the first year.
Sec. 2. And be it further ordained, that in case of refusal of any Steam-boat to pay said charge, said Wharf-master is hereby empowered to seize said boat or a sufficient quantity of her furniture or tackle and expose it for sale within five days after to pay said charge and costs.
Passed Dec. 16: 1843.
JOSEPH SMITH, Mayor
, Recorder. [p. [3]]
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