Pay Order, James Sloan to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Orson Pratt, 30 January 1843
, Pay Order, to Nauvoo city treasurer , for , , Hancock Co., IL, 30 Jan. 1843; handwriting of ; endorsement in handwriting of ; notations in handwriting of , John S. Higbee, and an unidentified scribe; one page; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845, CHL. Includes seal.
I hereby Certify that the sum of twenty dollars and fifty Cents has been this day allowed by the City Council, to be paid to , out of the City Treasury, which amount the will please pay him.
Given under my hand, and the Corporation Seal, at , Ills., January 30th. 1843.
At the 30 January 1843 Nauvoo City Council meeting, the council ordered that various city officers, including Pratt, be paid for their services. Notations indicate that certificates were made out to each of them. This transaction was recorded in the Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger on 26 December 1843. (Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, Nov. 1842–Jan. 1844, 6; Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 10, 82, 103.)
Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 1842–1845. Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845. CHL. MS 16800.