Minutes, 13 November 1841, Copy
- Source Note
On the evening of 13 November 1841 in , Illinois, JS attended and participated in a meeting of the Nauvoo City Council, which met at ’s office to conduct a variety of business matters. For example, JS, one of the city councilors, presented three new city ordinances that were then passed by the council: one regarding financial liabilities assumed by those appealing cases from the mayor’s court, one regarding the salaries of city officers, and one concerning vagrants and disorderly people.Recorder took rough minutes during the meeting in a notebook and then used those original minutes to record the official minutes in the city council’s ledger book; that is the version featured here.
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