Ordinance, 18 September 1843–A, as Published in Nauvoo Neighbor

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An ordinance concerning the Inspection of Flour in the City of , and for other purposes.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , that there shall be appointed and sworn into office on this Council once in each year, a suitable person as “Inspector of Flour” for said , and he shall give bond with security of one hundred dollars: That the said Inspector’s duty shall be to inspect and weigh all flour that may be offered for sale within the limits of said ; and that it shall be his duty also to mark or [b]rand the quantity and quality on each barrel, box, bag, or sack, that may be brought and inspeceted at his office in said .
Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, that said Inspector shall at some convenient place in said , open an office where all flour brought into the for sale can be inspected as before authorized. All [f]lour manufactured at the mills, may be inspected at said mills: Provided this ordinance shall not be so construed as to [i]n[c]lude customer’s grists for home consumption.
Sec. 3. Be it further ordained that [f]rom and after the publication of this ordinance if any person or persons shall bring into this and expose for sale any quantity of flour not so inspected as before directed, such person or persons [s]o offending shall forfeit, to the use of this such parcel of flour, more or less and said Inspector is hereby authorized to seize the same, allowing the party agrieved the right of appeal to the Mayor’s or Munic[i]pal Court.
Sec. 4. Be it further ordained, that said Inspector shall receive, as fees, from the owner of said flour, three cents for every barrel, box, bag or sack containing or weighing one hundred and ninety-six pounds, and at the same rate for a greater or less quantity: and for a failure to do his duty, he shall forfeit five dollars to [b]e assessed by any court having competent authority; and for practicing fraud in said inspection, in quantity or quality, he shall forfeit his office, and any sum not exceeding fifty dollars, to be recovered before any authorized court.
Passed September 18, 1843.
, Pres. pro tem.
, Recorder. [p. [2]]
An ordinance concerning the Inspection of Flour in the City of , and for other purposes.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , that there shall be appointed and sworn into office on this Council once in each year, a suitable person as “Inspector of Flour” for said , and he shall give bond with security of one hundred dollars: That the said Inspector’s duty shall be to inspect and weigh all flour that may be offered for sale within the limits of said ; and that it shall be his duty also to mark or brand the quantity and quality on each barrel, box, bag, or sack, that may be brought and inspeceted at his office in said .
Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, that said Inspector shall at some convenient place in said , open an office where all flour brought into the for sale can be inspected as before authorized. All flour manufactured at the mills, may be inspected at said mills: Provided this ordinance shall not be so construed as to include customer’s grists for home consumption.
Sec. 3. Be it further ordained that from and after the publication of this ordinance if any person or persons shall bring into this and expose for sale any quantity of flour not so inspected as before directed, such person or persons so offending shall forfeit, to the use of this such parcel of flour, more or less and said Inspector is hereby authorized to seize the same, allowing the party agrieved the right of appeal to the Mayor’s or Municipal Court.
Sec. 4. Be it further ordained, that said Inspector shall receive, as fees, from the owner of said flour, three cents for every barrel, box, bag or sack containing or weighing one hundred and ninety-six pounds, and at the same rate for a greater or less quantity: and for a failure to do his duty, he shall forfeit five dollars to be assessed by any court having competent authority; and for practicing fraud in said inspection, in quantity or quality, he shall forfeit his office, and any sum not exceeding fifty dollars, to be recovered before any authorized court.
Passed September 18, 1843.
, Pres. pro tem.
, Recorder. [p. [2]]
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