Pay Order, John C. Bennett to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Alanson Ripley, 28 January 1842

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The of the City of will pay City Surveyor, Three Dollars, out of the Funds in the City Treasury, for surveying the first Street East of Warsaw Street, that Amount having been allowed him, at a Meeting of the City Council, & by them, the 15th. day of January Instant.
This Order to be Signed by the Mayor before presented for pay[men]t.
January 28th. 1842.—
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City Recorder)
Mayor [p. [1]]
<​Entered Augt 5— 1842​>
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    Ripley presented a claim to the Nauvoo City Council on 15 January 1842, which was allowed and this order written. The transaction was recorded in the Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger on 5 August 1842. (Claim from Alanson Ripley, 15 Jan. 1842; Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, Jan.–Nov. 1842, 6; Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 2, 48.)  

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

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    Signature of John C. Bennett.  

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    Endorsements in handwriting of William Clayton.