Pay Order, James Sloan to Nauvoo City Treasurer for John Taylor, 30 January 1843

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I hereby Certify that the sum of twentyone 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, & the Seal of the Corporation, this 30th. day of January 1843, at , Ills..—
, City Recorder of said . [p. [1]]
City Order
Entered Feby 10— 1844>
Received of for tax
John S. Higbee Col[lector] [p. [2]]


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    At the 30 January 1843 Nauvoo City Council meeting, the council ordered that various city officers, including Taylor, 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 10 February 1844. (Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, Nov. 1842–Jan. 1844, 6; Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 10, 82.)  

    Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 1842–1845. Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845. CHL. MS 16800.

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    TEXT: Embossed seal, “CORPORATION SEAL of CITY of NAUVOO 1840”.  

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    Docket in handwriting of John Taylor.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of William Clayton.  

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    Notation in handwriting of John S. Higbee.