Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Alanson Ripley, 1 June 1843

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The of the City of , will pay three dollars, out of any funds in the City Treasury not otherwise appropriated, which sum was this day allowed him by the City Council of said , for services rendered to the <​by assisting the ​> in the making out of the Original list of lots & other Lands. Given, & Certified, at the City of , Ills., & under the Corporation seal of said , this first day of June 1843.—
, Recorder.
Joseph Smith Mayor [p. [1]]
Ent July 12— 1843> [p. [2]]


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    Ripley presented a claim to the Nauvoo City Council on 1 June 1843, which was allowed and this order written. The transaction was recorded in the Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger on 12 July 1843, though the order is misdated in the ledger to 10 June 1843. (Claim from Alanson Ripley, 17 May 1843; Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, Nov. 1842–Jan. 1844, 18; Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 48.)  

    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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    Signature of JS.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of William Clayton.