Index to Nauvoo City Council Minute Book–B

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Ordinances of the City Col.—. Page
Nauvoo Legion. Organization of. 2
University of , do.——. 4
In relation to the City Council. 6
Temperance——. 8
University——. 9
Dividing the into Wards——. 9
In relation to Roads & Town Plots. 11
In relation to the City Plot——. 11
In relation to public Meetings——. 12
In relation to Religious Societies——. 13
Creating certain additional offices—. 14
In relation to Dogs——. 17
In relation to Appeals——. 30
Fixing Compn. of Mayor & Recorder. 30
Concerning Vagrants &c—. 31
Fire Arms & parties Litigant. 33
<​Rep​> In relation to Hawkers &c &c—. 34
Fixing the Compensn. of the City Col.. 43
<​Rep​> Auctions, regulating——. 54
Weights & Measures——. 62
Registry of Deeds &c.——. 66
Amending Ordce. [Ordinance] regulating Auctions. 69
<​Rep.​> Taverns & Ordinaries, to regulate—. 70
Brick Moulds, fixing size of—. 73
<​Rep​> Stores & Groceries, In relation to—. 74
Streets, altering Names of——. 74
<​Rep​> Taverns & Ordinaries, Ordce amending. 75
Concerning Marriages,—— 76
Concerning Brothels & disorderly &c. 77
Repealing Ordces resptg. Licenses—. 78
Amending as to Weights & Measures. 79
Repealing ordces changing Names of Streets 86
In Relation to Writs of Habeas Corpus 86
Creating further City offices—— 87
In Relation to public Shows &c 87
Regulating duties &c of Auctioneers 88
Amending an Ordce Organizing the Nauvoo Legion— 93
Authorizing publication of additl. Laws & Ordinances— 94
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Ordinances continued.
Regulating proceeds in H. Corpus 98
Relative to the return of Writs of Habeas Corpus 101
Creating Office of Notary public 101
Respecting Mad Dogs &c.—— 102
To regulate proceeds. by Attachment 102
Respecting Carrion—— 104
Respecting absent Members—— 105
Concerning the public Revenue—— 106
Regulating the proceeds on Writs of Habeas Corpus 119
regulating the erection & removal of Slaughter Houses 129
Regulating Municipal Elections— 131
Regulating Fees & Compensn. of Officers &c 141
In relation to interments—— 149
Laws & Ordinances of the —— 151
In relation to interments, amended, 161
In relation to do, further amended, 162
In relation to duties of City Attorney 162
Concerning a Market on Main St. 163
Regulating the Currency—— 167
To amend an Ordce regulating the Currency—— 170
In relation to swine running at large—— 173
To establish a Ferry—— 175
Respecting Mad Dogs—— 177
To regulate the rates of Toll—— 181
Concerning Strangers & Contagious Diseases 182
Confining or keeping animals 184
Bathing & Swimming 185
To remunerat[e] &c 186
Ordinance concerning Inspection of flour &c 187
To authorize Constables to enforce ordinances in relation to Hogs &c 188
Extra— for the Extra Case of Jos. Smith 191
Dam in the 192
to Amend an Ordinance Concerning Revenu 193
For Selecting 40 Policemen 193
Health and Convenience of Travellors 194
Regulating Merchants & Grocers Licences 195
Landing of Steam Boats 196
To prevent unlawful search or seizure .& 197
To prevent unlawful search or seizure by foreign 197
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Ordinances continued
To prevent unlawful Search or Seizure Amendment 200
Addition to Merchants & Grocer’s Licences—— 200
Concerning the Sale of Spirituous Liquors—— 201
City Directory and Intelligence Officer—— 201
Witnesses and Jurors fees—— 202
To repeal certain ordinances therein mentioned 203
To repeal an ordinance regulating the currency 204
An ordinance concerning the City Attorney 209
—"— concerning Libels—— 210
—"— —"— Brothels—— 214
—"— — regulating fees of Officers—— 217
—"— concerning Register of Deeds 218
—"— —"— Swine— error— 222
—"— —"— Slaughter house 222
—"— —"— Spirituous liquors 222
—"— to locate an Alley on Block 69 224
—"— incorporating the Seventies Library 224
—"— to amend an Ordinance Decr. 8. 43 227
—"— concerning Mayor’s clerk 228
—"— in relation to the ferry—— 228
—"— the burying ground on Durphy St. 229
—"— for fencing do.—— 229
—"— to repeal City Attorney—— 229
—"— concerning Fines—— 229
—"— —"— Revenue—— 230
—"— —"— the Police—— 230
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Resolutions of a generall Nature continued
allowed $25,00 197
Office of City Attorney Vacated 197
allowed $29.00 197
resigned. City Auctioneer 198
C[harles] Warner re-elected— Do 198
elected Marshal 198
Do. " Assessor. &c 198
" Filed his Bonds— 198
filled Bond, Auction 198
Treasurer to procure $60 to pay Cr. journey 204
Fees of City Councillors allowed Feby. 12. 1844— 204
allowed $25.00—— 205
’s report of Annual Disbursements accepted 205
appointed Councillor pro. tem. 205
Old Aldermen be added to the City Council 206
to allow endorsements of Collectors 206
elected City Attorney— 207
Mayor to call meetings in different Wards 207
Vacancies of Aldermen and Councillors filled 207
Fine against Co. remitted 208
Permission to to change his Surety 208
substituted a new bond—— 208
, and Oath of Office 208
received his Oath of Office 208
Councillor suspended 209
Councillor received Oath of Office 211
Nauvoo Expositor declared a nuisance 211
Old Barn on Hyde Street a nuisance 212
resignation accepted 212
of the to draw on Treasury 213
’s semi annual report—— 215
Councillors and Aldermen relinquish pay 216
elected Mayor & his Oath 216
elected Councillor— 219
responsible for 725.00—— 220
authorised to give obligations 220
received Oath of Office 220
Chairman of Public Grounds 221
to fill s place 221
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Resolutions of a general Nature, Page
& others, vote of Thanks to. 4
& ors, Freedom of the —. 9
Kimballs addition, survey of—. 10
Hon. , Freedom of &c. 15
& its Plots, to be surveyed. 17
Survey of Plot of recognized. 17
Dogs, protection for Killing——. 19
Sluts, fine respecting them——. 19
Senator [Sidney H.] Littles Death, Fastg. & Prayer. 20
Vinous Liquors, liberty to Sell——. 20
Seal to be procured for the Corporn.. 21
Assessor & Collectors Bonds——. 21
Assessor to procure Docts to Assess——. 23
Nuisances, House on Hill & others—. 24
Fines, Authority of Col. over them—. 26
, freedom of —. 26
—— do——. 26
Fine agst. , confirmed——. 26
City to lodge Bond——. 29
City Col., time & place for Meeting——. 29
Property, what to be assessed. 29
to provide Desk &c.——. 30
s Bond to —. 30
s claim allowed $32,00. 30
s claim do $6,50. 33
Seats to be procured for the Col.—. 35
Majority of Col. necessary &c—. 35
City Authorities, power to ferret &c.. 35
Gratitude to . 37
Herald Newspaper, to Subscribe. 37
s Claim for $36,12½——. 39
s Claim for $3,00.——. 40
s claim for $52,50——. 40
do for $5,00——. 40
City Councils pay for Services——. 40
Marshals pay——. 41
Sextons pay——. 41
Council House, resoln. respecting. 41
A Plot of the to be procured—. 43
s Communication adopted. 45
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Resolutions Continued.
Rules of Order of the City Col.—. 45
s Commn. to be published &c. 52
Council Room, pay for——. 52
s claim for $11,50——. 53
Carlos Gove’s claim for $9,37½——. 59
[Urial] Nickerson V , Costs agst Complt. 59
Monies resigned by Col., a poor Fund. 59
Property redeemable after Sale——. 60
Wells to be filled up, & excavations. 61
Mauraders, Skaters &c., Parents fined. 62
Collector Authd. to Collect Tax——. 65
Laws & Ordces to be published—. 66
Carrion to be removed &c——. 66
Register of Deeds, Election of——. 67
Fees for Recording &c.——. 67
Costs agst. the unsuccessful Party—. 68
Marshal to enter on Duties, & Bond—. 68
Collector to make returns——. 68
Assessors Claim allowed for Assessing——. 68
Wing for a Dam, instrucs to Contract. 69
Time’s & Seasons to be procured &c—. 69
Well to remain open W of Wells St.—. 69
Well do., at Patridge & Carlos Sts—. 70
Freedom of on Genl. ,— , &. Col. ——. 75
Council not to claim pay this day—. 76
allowed $12,00.——. 77
, allowed $6,00——. 79
Privilege to Law’s to erect Piers——. 79
Resignation of Mayor, accepted, 80
s place declared vacant 81
Vote of thanks to 82
Night Watch established—— 82
’s Petition rejected—— 82
allowed $24,00—— 83
Cannon, preservation of—— 83
Resignation of 84
Vote of thanks to —— 84
Collectors time extended, to Collect— 84
Charter & Laws to be published 85
Bond for Burying Ground to be recorded 85
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resolutions continued.
Petn laid on Table— 86
allowed $15,00— 88
Appropriation of $50,00 for printing 94
to draw $50,00 on a/c— 94
Committee to prepare Petn to 95
Petition to —— 95
to be pd. $7,00—— 99
Sealing Press to be got—— 100
Book to be procured—— 100
Members of Col leaving the 100
& ors appointed— 101
Marshal pro tem— 101
s claim allow’d $5,00— 103
, allowed $12,00— 103
Approving of payt. of City Watch—— 103
Ordering to not pay Order— <​granted for payt of City Watch​> 104
to sue for <​road​> labour Tax— 104
allowed on a/c $15,00— 105
Collector to lodge Funds with Treasr 129
Municipal Court, inscription on Seal 131
Money to be pd. by to 131
General Election to be in s office 140
, , & .— Judges of Election.—— 140
Marshal required to prevent intrusions 147
s claim $34,87½ allowed 148
s do $50,00 do 148
do $3,00— do 149
, for Press for Seal $4,00 do 149
City Col., Orders for their pay—— 158
City Col., fines—— 158
Col. not to claim pay for this meeting 159
, allowd $10,00 for Sunds 161
Judges of Election, resign claim to pay 161
Remuneration of Committees repealed 161
s resignation accepted 166
Genl. elected Alderman 167
City & others, sworn in office 167
elected Alderman 168
Firewardens appointed—— 168
Register of Deeds reelected—— 168
allowed $13,25—— 169
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Resolutions continued. page
allowed $3,00—— 169
John A. Forgeus, do. $3,00—— 170
Stationary—— do. $— ,75—— 170
Resln. as to pay of City Watch—— 170
allowed $9,50—— 174
allowed $8,00—— 174
& do $3,75—— 174
allowed $147.40—— 176
& do $9.75—— 179
— do $12,00—— 179
— do $12,00—— 179
— do $12,00—— 179
do. $3,00—— 180
, bals Salary $23,50—— 180
Petitions for repeal of Hog law rejected— 181
Fees of City counsellors allowed. Aug 12th 1843. 186
Wm. E. Horner appointed flour Inspector 189
Wm. E. Horner took oath of flour Inspe[c]tor 189
allowed $60. 189
allowed $65. 189
allowed $.63. 189
Josiah Arnold allowed $13,50 189
allowed $.48. 189
allowed $30 190
[blank] Quick allowed $13.50 190
allowed $.28.50 190
allowed $.65,05 190
& Do $78 190
Elected Assessor & Col. for 1843 190
Daniel Hendrix. " " " 190
" " " 190
" " " 190
, Bond, City Recorder 190
Wm E. Horner’s Bond Flour Inspector 190
Assessors notified of their appointment, 1843 191
Assessors Filed Bonds for— " 191
Assessors allowed further time to advertise 193
allowed $2.50 194
Order for payment of bills allowed 194
City Council signed Memorial to Congress 194
elected Counsellor 194
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Streets, Highways, Bridges &c.,— Page
Encumbrance on St at s—. 14
Nuisances on St. along the —. 14
Mill, time for removal of <​obstruction at​> ’s—. 15
Committee, as to where work is needed. 16
’s Mill to be removed——. 16
do. in 4 <​Mos​>, or to be done at the expence of owner—. 16
Report of Committee on Sts accepted——. 17
exempt working in 3rd. Wd.. 17
<​’s Mill, Petn to put on Butment.——.​> <​19​>
Wells & Young Streets to be opened. 19
Parley Street to be improved——. 19
at liberty to work in 3rd. Wd.—. 19
Public Highway to be Surveyed—. 20
Patridge St., part to be <​opened and​> graded. 21
Committee to inspect Streets——. 22
instructed to have Work done. 22
Committee to view Ground for Streets. 22
Parley St. to be opened, & work done—. 22
J[acob] G. Biglers Petn granted——. 24
Speers Field to be opened Round. 24
Mulholland to be opened through—. 24
East of Warsaw St. to be opened—. 24
West of Winchesters— do——. 25
East of Warsaw St., to City Limits—. 26
Swamp to be drained——. 27
Mulholland to be carried out—. 37
Harris Street to be opened——. 42
7 Rods N. of Hibbard & Doils Line. 42
Back Street to be opened——. 43
A Plot of the to be procured. 43
Names of Streets——. 53
Young St., & Mulholland St.—. 53
Water St. not to be opened——. 53
Bluff St. to be opened——. 59
South, from Parley to Lumber—. 60
Delinquents, time to pay or Work,. 60
South East of Warsaw St. &c——. 61
Names of Streets——. 61
Wells St to be opd. from Temple North. 65
Warsaw St., part to be removed. 65
Kimball St. to be opened——. 65
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Streets, Continued.
Pets. to be granted at Petrs. expence—. 66
Bagbee St to be opened——. 67
Harris St. to be turned Angle—. 67
Names to the two last Streets—. 69
Carlin St., Bridge to be built——. 70
Hibbard St. to be opened——. 70
Wells St. to be opened——. 75
Hibbard St., not to be opened unless. 76
Hotchkiss St., opening rejected.——. 77
Highway Taxes, Petn rejected——. 78
Winchester St. to be opened——. 80
Kimball St to be opd from Barlow St East to Bagby St 118
First St. E of Warsaw St. to be opened 147
Harris St. to be opened—— 147
Alley to be opened in Block 126,— 169
Knight Street to be opened—— 169
Ripley Street to be opened—— 169
Granger St. to be made wider 170
Winchester St. not to be opened 171
Brigham Street to be opened— 171
Wight St. to be opened—— 171
Fundy St. to be opened & made passable— 182
Alley through Block 124 190
Mullholland St. to be opened to the Corporation line 199
Water Street to be opened to the Upper Steam Mill 206
Green Street to be opened north of Young Street 207
Lumber Street to be opened from Golden to Horner 208
Ann Street to be opened from Water Street 214
Street East of Speer’s to be opened between Parley & Young 226
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Miscellaneous Business
Letter from and accepted 224
and [Samuel] Marr’s bills allowed as reduced 224
added to Committee on Claims 224
’s bill of 48.25 allowed—— 226
allowed 30.60 for Beef—— 226
Trustees in Trust to be indemnified—— 226
to audit the accounts and give orders to the Councillors
Committee of Public Grounds to have further time 227
Regents and Registrar of University appointed 227
Collectors and Assessors filed bonds— 227
Allowed Daniel Hendrix, &c Bills 228
Election for one Mayor, 4 Aldermen, 9 Councillors 230
Proceedings of the City Council—— 231
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Miscellaneous Business &c. Page
City Council, first Meeting—— 1
Officers of the , appointt. of—— 1
Canal, Committee respecting it 5
Town Plots &c, Committee as to 5
Spirituous Liquors, Committee on 5
Code of Ordinances, Committee on 5
Board of Health, Comittee on—— 5
<​Inaugural Address to be published——​> <​5​>
Canal, Committee on, Reported 6
City Plot, Committee on, relieved 7
Constables, appointment of——. 14
Supervisor, appointment of——. 14
Coy. Commrs. Court, attendance on. 15
Code of Ordinances to be bro’t forwd seperately &c.—. 15
City Officers, appointment of several. 15
Labour Tax for 1841, fixed——. 16
Lewis Robison apptd. assessor——. 18
Burying Ground to be procured &c. 18
Committee thereon, & quantity——. 18
Election of , a Councillor. 21
Election of Regents & Professor in the University—. 21
Burying Ground, 1 of Com[mit]tee. 21
do— Committee to purchase &c.. 21
, appd Sexton—. 21
Treasurer, & Bond. 22
to Act as Marshal——. 23
Constables to lodge Bonds——. 23
Marshals Bond to be $1000,00——. 23
Note of Thanks to . 23
’s resignation as <​constable, & declining​> Marshal. 25
appd Marshal. 25
Lewis Robison High Constable 3rd Ward—. 25
— do— 4th Ward—. 25
& appd Aldermen—. 25
, & others— Colrs.—. 25
Burying Ground, report thereon—. 25
s Petn. referred to Committee. 25
& others apptd. Colrs.——. 26
& Aldermen——. 26
apptd Constable 4th. Ward. 26
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Supervisors Wages——. 27
s resign. as Colr.——. 28
apptd. a Colr.——. 28
City Attorney——. 28
s Petn for Damages—. 28
Approval of Col. of Acts of Mayor—. 28
s Claim, lost on vote. 28
, liberty to withdraw Petn.. 29
Petn. agst the , & Trial——. 36
Time for Col. to meet, changed—. 36
Impeachment of —. 38
Committees, appointment of—— <​X​>. 41
Committee of Ways and Means——. 44
Vice Mayor Elected, & Sworn——. 52
Committees appointment of—— <​X​>. 52
Burying Ground, Committee changed. 53
Road labour Tax——. 54
Burying Ground——. 58
City Tax——. 59
Council’s resignation of Fees or pay—. 60
City Assessment Accepted——. 60
v Robinson [Lewis Robison], Trial & dismissal. 68
Burying Gd., Lots to be Sold——. 80
Joseph Smith Elected Mayor—— 81
Elected Vice Mayor 81
Elected Councillor— 81
Elected Councillor 81
Committees (vacancies filled,)—— 82
elected Councillor 84
do., Chairman of Committee 84
elected Coroner 94
Chas. Warner elected Auctioneer 94
appd. Colr.—— 97
Sexton to report Interments—— 99
discharged as Chancellor—— 99
elected Chancellor 100
elected Regent 100
elected Treasurer 101
elected Notary Public 103
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Seal for the Municipal Court 103
’s notice requiring pay— 105
Approval of s drawing for payt of Block for a Seal.—— 129
Assessors & Collectors, appointment of— 130
City Collectors Report, adopted—— 146
Privilege to delinquents on Road labour 148
Burying Ground, to pay proceeds 149
Burying Ground, Surplus funds &c 149
City Officers, election of in 1843,—— 159
Board of Health established &c. &c. 159
Standing Committees appointed 159
Market established—— 160
Site for Market House—— 160
Market House, kind, size, & expense, 160
s Bond approved—— 162
retracted his assigt. of pay 172
Collectors to receive Cert. for s City Taxes—— 172
Secy. of States letter to the 172
Letter to , from a Committee 177
& others elected Colrs. & in whose stead &c 180
’s & flour Inspector’s Bonds approved 190
Assessors & collectors for 1843 appointed 190
Wm E. Horners oath of office 189
Charles Warner removed, from Auctions 194
appointed Auctioneer 194
elected Wharf Master 197
resigned office and 198
Charles Warner re-elected City Auctioneer 198
elected Marshall of the 198
resigned office as Collector &c 198
appointed Assessor & Collector 198
filed his Bond as City Auctioneer 198
and 40 Policemen sworn in 199
John Haven appointed second Inspector of Flour 200
John Haven’s bond recorded—— 202
allowed $51.50—— 203
—— 12.00—— 203
—— 10.50—— 203
Josiah Arnold—— 10.50—— 203
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filed his bond as Wharfmaster 205
s claim of 3.75 allowed—— 206
’s claim of 45.85 allowed 206
allowed 64.25—— 206
’s claim of 22.00 allowed—— 207
allowed 1.50—— 208
John S. Higbee allowed 38.00—— 209
Collector of 4th. Ward an extension of 60 days 212
Communication from read 212
Thanks to , Wood & Conyers 212
to treat with proprietors 213
High Council to be a Committee to collect &c 213
Also Committees named and sent out, 213
receives a vote of thanks 213
allowed $40.00—— 214
Genl. Joseph Smith’s Estate allowed 16.70— 214
Settlement with &c sanctioned 215
to settle for the Press 216
to erect a Water Mill 216
Mayor nominated his Clerk 217
Co. resigned his office—— 217
Collectors and Assessors to assess taxes—— 217
Jonathan C. Wright elected Marshall & Collector 217
elected Recorder of Deeds—— 218
Committee appointed to pay the Police—— 218
s report—— 218
and to settle for press—— 218
Assessors and Collectors to be allowed 1.00 p day 219
Charles Warner removed from Office—— 219
not to issue City Scrip—— 219
not to issue City Scrip 219
City to assist in law suit—— 220
Committee to view the best road to the —— 221
Allowed , Marr, &c claims 221
added to Committee on claims 222
Marshall to give receipts for taxes in 4 Ward 223
oath of office as Recorder of Deeds 223
J. C. Wright— "—— Marshall & Collector 223
— "—— City Auctioneer 223
— "—— Deputy Recorder 223
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