Ordinance, 8 June 1844, as Published in Nauvoo Neighbor

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Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of .
Sec 1. It shall be the duty of the City Attorney to council and advise with any office of said in any matter pertaining to the Municipal affairs of said when called upon so to do.
Sec 2. It shall be the duty of the City Attorney to prosecute as Attorney in all cases for breach of city ordinances, when complaint is regularly and duly made.
Sec 3. When any individual shall compain of a breach of ordinance and shall prosecute any individual to final judgement, said complainant shall receive one third of the fine so collected; the city Attorney shall receive one third; and the remaining third of said fine shall be paid into the city treasury.
Sec 4. The City Attorney shall have and receive a salary of one hundred dollars per annum for his services as said Attorney.
Sec 5. All ordinances conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.
Sec 6. This ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Passed June 8th 1844,
, Prest. pro tem.
Recorder. [p. [3]]